Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: selkirk
IPA transcription: [s'ɛlkɚk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Selkirk, Selcraig, Alexander_Selkirk, Alexander_Selcraig
    Meaning: Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
Usage examples
  • Only a few stores stood along what is now Main Street, which ran northward towards the Selkirk Settlement.