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Selkirk

[sel-kurk]
noun
  1. Alexanderoriginally Alexander Selcraig, 1676–1721, Scottish sailor marooned on a Pacific island: supposed prototype of Robinson Crusoe.
  2. Also called Sel·kirk·shire [sel-kurk-sheer, -sher] /ˈsɛl kɜrkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in SE Scotland.
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Selkirkshire

noun
  1. (until 1975) a county of SE Scotland, now part of Scottish Borders
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Selkirk

noun
  1. Alexander. original name Alexander Selcraig. 1676–1721, Scottish sailor, who was marooned on one of the islets of Juan Fernández and is regarded as the prototype of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
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