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Selkirk

[sel-kurk] /ˈsɛl kɜrk/
noun
1.
Alexander (originally Alexander Selcraig) 1676–1721, Scottish sailor marooned on a Pacific island: supposed prototype of Robinson Crusoe.
2.
Also called Selkirkshire
[sel-kurk-sheer, -sher] /ˈsɛl kɜrkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in SE Scotland.
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Selkirk

/ˈsɛlˌkɜːk/
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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