a native or inhabitant of New Caledonia who seeks independence from France

Word Origin for Kanak

C20: from Hawaiian: man
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Examples from the Web for kanak

Historical Examples of kanak

  • The 24 chiefs, according to Kanak Nidhi, were the Rajas mentioned in the following list; but other lists differ considerably.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

    Fancis Buchanan Hamilton