Definition of Pacific Islander in English:

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Pacific Islander


A native or inhabitant of any of the islands in the South Pacific, especially an indigenous person of Polynesia.
Example sentences
  • Ancient Pacific Islanders had surprisingly accurate maps made out of palm fronds, with shells marking positions of islands.
  • The project's long-term objective is to give Pacific Islanders - who are facing climate-related issues such as drought and fish poisoning - a way to sustainably grow crops using minimal water and no pesticides.
  • Tongans and Samoans are now the largest segment of Utah's Polynesian community, accounting for more than two-thirds of the Pacific Islander population.
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