Selkirkshire



noun
1.
Alexander (originally Alexander Selcraig) 1676–1721, Scottish sailor marooned on a Pacific island: supposed prototype of Robinson Crusoe.
2.
Also called Selkirkshire
[sel-kurk-sheer, -sher] /ˈsɛl kɜrkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in SE Scotland.
Selkirkshire
/ˈsɛlkɜːkˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
(until 1975) a county of SE Scotland, now part of Scottish Borders
noun
1.
Alexander. original name Alexander Selcraig. 1676–1721, Scottish sailor, who was marooned on one of the islets of Juan Fernández and is regarded as the prototype of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

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