a small British island in the S Pacific, SE of Tuamotu Archipelago: settled 1790 by mutineers of the Bounty. 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
an island in the S Pacific: forms with the islands of Ducie, Henderson and Oeno (all uninhabited) a UK Overseas Territory; Pitcairn itself was uninhabited until the landing in 1790 of the mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty and their Tahitian companions. Capital: Adamstown. Pop: 48 (2012 est). Area: 4.6 sq km (1.75 sq miles)
[pich] /pɪtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to erect or set up (a tent, camp, or the like). 2. to put, set, or plant in a fixed or definite place or position. 3. to throw, fling, hurl, or toss. 4. Baseball. 5. to set at a certain point, degree, level, etc.: He pitched his hopes […]
- Pitch accent
noun 1. (in languages such as Ancient Greek or modern Swedish) an accent in which emphatic syllables are pronounced on a higher musical pitch relative to other syllables Also called tonic accent
[pich-uh n-puht] /ˈpɪtʃ ənˈpʌt/ adjective 1. of or relating to a small-scale golf course, 5 to 20 acres, and usually having 9 holes of 50 yards in length from tee to cup. noun a nine-hole golf course with holes about one-third regulation size and that requires players to use only an iron and putter; also, […]
- Pitch-and-run shot
[pich-uh n-ruhn] /ˈpɪtʃ ənˈrʌn/ noun, Golf. 1. .