a native or inhabitant of the Earth’s solar system
In many cases, it is impossible to tell whether the examples refer to inhabitants of the solar system or of the sun itself (at Solarian n. 1). Ambiguous citations are listed in this entry.
The small ships of the Nigrians were beginning to take a terrific toll in the thin ranks of the Solarians. The coming of the Rocket Squad had been welcomed indeed! They were able to maneuver as quickly as the enemy; the little ships, all one-man ships, were harder to spot than the Solarian ten and twenty-man ships. The Solarian one-man ships were even smaller than the Nigrian one-man ships, and some of these did a tremendous amount of damage.
The Solarians…had twenty billions to back them up, and they had the resources of three planets.
Know this then, Solarians…. We saw your system and coveted it, for it is very like our own, sun, planets and all.
Out of politeness, they permitted the red-topped Solarian to lead them to another compartment. Here, he displayed various wares. The Olittrans noted that the Solarian objects ran mostly to gadgets and precision instruments, while things they had obtained by trading were in many cases minerals.
I thought you vere too, but it seems like you Solarians are more backvard than I supposed.
The Solarians are going to be on us in a minute. I like them even less than you, so let’s settle our own differences later, shall we?
[The aliens] haven’t yet found the hyperdrive, discovered three years before on Terra, and our brave Solarians can easily outmaneuvered [sic] them.
John W. Campbell, Jr., 'The Metal Horde'
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