[fyoo-ee-jee-uh n, fwey-jee-]
- of or belonging to Tierra del Fuego or its indigenous Indians.
- a native or inhabitant of Tierra del Fuego.
Origin of Fuegian
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for fuegian
He had written to Deena when they first cast anchor off the Fuegian shore.
These shell-heaps, or “kitchen middens,” are a feature of Fuegian scenery.
The poor Fuegian herself seems to realise it, and with sadness of heart.
The Fuegian canoe has been described by Wilkes, Pritchard, and others.The Evolution of Culture
Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
The next morning not a single Fuegian was in the neighbourhood.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World
- of or relating to Tierra del Fuego or its indigenous Indians
- an Indian of Tierra del Fuego
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012