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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Kurile Islands, a chain of islands in the Pacific ocean, extending from the southern extremity of Kamchatka to Yesso.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the Kurile Islands in the North Pacific, lying between the southern extremity of Kamchatka and Yezo in Japan.
  • n. A native of the Kurile Islands.


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