French Corse.
Related formsCor·si·can, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of corsican

  • That trial unveiled financing links between the Cercle Wagram and the Brise de Mer, a Corsican organized crime group.

  • This is the good life: One finds extraordinary wine and a traditional cuisine safeguarded by the Corsican people.

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British Dictionary definitions for corsican


  1. of or relating to Corsica or its inhabitants
  1. a native or inhabitant of Corsica


  1. an island in the Mediterranean, west of N Italy: forms, with 43 islets, a region of France; mountainous; settled by Greeks in about 560 bc; sold by Genoa to France in 1768. Capital: Ajaccio. Pop: 265 999 (2003 est). Area: 8682 sq km (3367 sq miles)French name: Corse
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corsican in Culture


Island in the Mediterranean Sea; part of France, lying southeast of the French mainland, north of Sardinia, and west of Italy.


Birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte.
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