robinsonade

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Borrowing from German Robinsonade, analyzable in English as Robinson +‎ -ade, after fictional character Robinson Crusoe, from Daniel Defoe’s 1715 novel Robinson Crusoe.

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robinsonade (plural robinsonades)

  1. A genre of adventure fiction where a hero is stranded alone on a desert island and has to survive with his own wits.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ro‧bin‧so‧na‧de

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Robinsonade.

Noun[edit]

robinsonade f (plural robinsonades or robinsonaden)

  1. robinsonade