Definition of St Helenian in English:

St Helenian


  • Relating to or characteristic of the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic or its inhabitants.

    ‘many of these introductions had a colossal impact on the St Helenian landscape’
    • ‘The London native married a St Helenian woman and emigrated there five years ago.’
    • ‘The officers are British and St. Helenian and the crew is St. Helenian and Tristanian.’
    • ‘She was one of the daughters of Alexander and Frances Cotton, his mother being one of the St. Helenian women who saw Napoleon in the flesh.’
    • ‘Preparing that project [on Tristan da Cunha English] left no doubt that St Helenian English had considerable impact on the variety I set out to study.’
    • ‘If only we could return there, and see again some of the sights that are uniquely St Helenian.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic.

    ‘a St Helenian who has lived in Stanley for 12 years’
    • ‘The annual payout that the St Helenians already get makes them one of the most heavily subsidised communities in the world.’
    • ‘The number of St Helenians working abroad, mostly in the Falklands and Britain, has reached almost half the working population.’
    • ‘The St Helenians are inviting international hotels and businessmen to run the place.’
    • ‘The St Helenians (referred to as "Saints" by themselves) are of mixed origin.’
    • ‘My wife and I happily travelled to St Helena to collect first-hand recordings of the St Helenians.’


St Helenian

/s(ə)nt hɛˈliːnɪən/