Definition of Christian, Fletcher in English:

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Christian, Fletcher

Pronunciation: /ˈkrisCHən/
(Circa 1764–93), English seaman and mutineer. In April 1789, as first mate under Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty, he seized the ship and cast Bligh and others adrift. In 1790, the mutineers settled on Pitcairn Island, where Christian was probably killed by Tahitians.

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Syllabification: Chris·tian, Fletcher

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