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Definition of the adjective corsican
What does corsican mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or relating to or characteristic of Corsica or its people
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Alternative definition of the adjective corsican
- Of, from, or pertaining to Corsica, the Corsican people or the Corsican language.
Definition of the noun corsican
What does corsican mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: Corsicans
- A person from Corsica or of Corsican descent.
Corsican a.k.a. Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to France. It is located west of the Italian Peninsula, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the Italian island of Sardinia. Mountains make up two-thirds of the island, forming a single chain.
- also known as Corse, Collectivite Territoriale De Corse, Collectivité Territoriale De Corse
- country: France
- capital: Ajaccio
- touristic attractions:
- official website: www.corse.fr
- Corsican is a fictional character from the 1973 film The Don Is Dead.
- Corsican is a fictional film character.
- Corsican a.k.a. Corsican Language: Corsican is an Italo-Dalmatian Romance language spoken and written on the islands of Corsica and northern Sardinia. Corsican was long the vernacular language alongside Italian, the official language in Corsica until 1859; afterwards Italian was replaced by French, owing to the acquisition of the island by France from Genoa in 1768. Over the next two centuries, the use of French grew to the extent that, by the Liberation in 1945, all islanders had a working knowledge of French. The twentieth century saw a wholesale language shift, with islanders changing their language practices to the extent that there were no monolingual Corsican speakers left by the 1960s. By 1990, an estimated 50% of islanders had some degree of proficiency in Corsican, and a small minority, perhaps 10%, used Corsican as a first language.
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- Corsican is a language.
Phrases with Corsican
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by James Minahan
Luta per FIndipendenza; A Cuncolta; Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC)/Corsican National Liberation Army (ALNC); Regional Action Committee; Union of the Corsican People ...
Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan
Flag The Corsican flag is a white field with a centered black Moor's head with a white headband in profile. The same flag, with a white blindfold instead of a headband, is used by some nationalist groups. Proposed State Repubblica Corsa ...
The Encyclopedia of Herbs (2009)
A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance by Thomas DeBaggio, Arthur O. Tucker
Mentha requienii mĕn-thå rĕ-kwē-nē-ī Corsican mint The tiny Corsican mint is named after M. Esprit Requien (1788–1851), a botanist from Avignon and botanical explorer of Provence and Corsica. At first glance, most amateurs would not even ...
by Jonathan Law
Corsican Brothers, The A spectacular melodrama by the British dramatist Dion BOUCICAULT. An adaptation of a French play, it was first performed at the Princess's Theatre, London, starring Charles KEAN, who played twin characters.
by Carl Skutsch
Ingeneralthe Corsican autonomist proposals have centered onthe promotion of the Corsican language, increased power for local governments, and some supplementary tax relief.The French government has remained strongly opposedto ...
World Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment
Corsican separatists have been waging an aggressive struggle with the French government, and at times with each other, over the political and economic status of the island. This nationalistic conflict has led to numerous bombings and ...
A dictionary of the drama (1904)
a guide to the plays, playwrights, players, and playhouses of the United Kingdom and America, from the earliest times to the present. vol. 1. A-G. by William Davenport Adams
CORSICAN BROTHERS 339 COSTER BARON Mrs. Tern an as Madame dei Franchi, and Miss Henrade as Emilie.
In 1881 Miss Litton revived 'The Corsican Brothers' at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, with Hermann Vezin as the brothers and ...
by Bonnie L. Hendricks
Corsican ORIGIN: France ( Island of Corsica) APTITUDES: Riding, packing AVERAGE HEIGHT: 13 to 13.3 ...
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- Corsican cat
Photo credit: Anna & Michal
- Corsican Hellebore
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- Corsican hilltop
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- Corsican Coastline
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- Corsican vendetta knife
This Corsican vendetta knife is a folding stiletto similar to what Americans call a switchblade and the British call a flic knife, except that the Corsican version does not open automatically with a spring: It is opened manually and the blade locks in position. Also the Corsican knife is longer and more slender than a switchblade.
Pictured: Probably made in Thiers, France circa 1900 this is a superb example of a hand decorated bone handled folding knife of the Vendetta Corsa pattern in excellent condition. Stamped "Veritable Poudrille" Open the knife is 12.5" (32cm) and 7" (17.5cm) when closed.
Photo credit: wejphotos
- Corsican hidey hole
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- Another Corsican cat
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- Corsican Sherry
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- Corse - apprendre le vocabulaire des couleurs - learn Corsican vocabulary of colors
Corse - apprendre le vocabulaire des couleurs - learn Corsican vocabulary of colors.
- Corsican Meaning
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Quotes about Corsican
A chicken who isn't pecking has already eaten.
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Scrabble value of C3O1R1S1I1C3A1N1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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