Chagossian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Chagos +‎ -ian

Noun[edit]

Chagossian (plural Chagossians)

  1. One of the previous inhabitants of the Chagos Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, who were deported by the British government in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Adjective[edit]

Chagossian (comparative more Chagossian, superlative most Chagossian)

  1. Of or relating to these people.
    Chagossian traditions
    Chagossian creole