Of or relating to the Orkney Islands or their people, dialect, or culture.
A native or resident of the Orkney Islands.
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Origin of orcadian
From Latin Orcadesthe Orkney Islands
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Orcadian Sentence Examples
Some 300 people of Orcadian ancestry, most of them Canadian, returned to their ancestral homeland.
Mike Parker Pearson and Colin Richards late Neolithic Orcadian houses The Orkney Isles lie off the most northern tip of the British mainland.
The Orcadian reporter Sigurd Towrie, was the man behind the creation of the site.
Last week The Orcadian revealed that Kirkwall police were investigating the alleged theft of items by a group of divers from Liverpool.
Until the middle of the 19th century the methods of agriculture were of a primitive character, but since then they have been entirely transformed, and Orcadian farming is now not below the average standard of the Scottish lowlands.