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Definition of the noun aborigine

What does aborigine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • aborigine: aborigines
  • Aborigine: Aborigines

  1. an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
  2. a member of the people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

Alternative definition of the noun aborigine


  1. An aboriginal inhabitant of a country.

Phrases with Aborigine

  1. Amarygmus Aborigine
  2. australian aborigine
  3. Species Amarygmus Aborigine

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aborigine

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Google previewButterfly on the Water (2011)

by William E. Courduff

The word Aborigine means original inhabitants. George lll gave us a history lesson about the Aborigines. The mountains of Taiwan are so steep that the rugged pockets of livable space in the mountains have had isolated tribes of Aborigines ...

Google previewThe Missionary Review (1921)

Fifth, Justice to the Indian : the hopelessly exploited aborigine is the most pathetic figure in Latin America.

Google previewReligion in Today’s World (2013)

Global Issues, Sociological Perspectives by Melissa M. Wilcox

or even when they are treated benignly by the aborigines, the shift in the Puritan cultural language and thus in cultural perception does not take place. The aborigine is a wilderness creature who, like the wilderness itself, must be conquered.

Google previewThe Missionary Review of the World (1921)

Fifth, Justice to the Indian: the hopelessly exploited aborigine is the most pathetic figure in Latin America.

Google previewThe Cartographic Eye (1996)

How Explorers Saw Australia by Simon Ryan

The discourse of antipodeanism works to establish the indigene as perverse and strange like the rest of the continent and what it contains, but whereas the odd fauna is merely a curiosity, the Aborigine is an insult to the natural ownership of ...

Google previewArchigram (1999)

by Peter Cook, Archigram (Group)

THE ELECTRIC ABORIGINE IS A SOCIAL CHAMELEON VIDEO GUERILLA HAS SPECIAL PSYCHIC DEMANDS BAC-PAC PRIMER . . . looking at the world of the mail order catalogue, of Green Shield stamps and all the advertised networks ...

Google previewIndigenous Social Work Around the World (2008)

Towards Culturally Relevant Education and Practice by Mel Gray, John Coates, Michael Yellow Bird

Aborigine is a term of contempt used by colonizers to refer to Aboriginal Peoples. Abuse refers ...

Google previewAfter Captain Cook (2004)

The Archaeology of the Recent Indigenous Past in Australia by Rodney Harrison, Christine Williamson

Aborigine is an unsustainable fiction. But an archaeology of contact will have greater implications. It is intrinsically about a history shared between black and white Australia. A shared history must accommodate a number of voices, whilst ...

Google previewThe SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2009)

by Larry E. Sullivan

An aborigine is a native or the earliest inhabitant of an area. Abscond The action of secretly running away to hide oneself. The most common usage refers to the behavior of someone who has escaped to evade detection or arrest. The term ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies (2008)

by Dominic Malcolm

ABORIGINE The term aborigine (or aboriginal) refers to any of the indigenous populations that existed before the arrival of colonial settlers. Most commonly we use the term aborigine to refer to the indigenous populations of Australia (usually ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

(Aborigine). Bororo Bosnia And Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Bretons Brunei Bubi Buddhists. Because the live birth rate has improved and the death rate declined, the natural population increase has grown . Over a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Useless Information (2007)

by William Hartston

ABORIGINE. In 1957, a research project at Darwin University attempted to discover why Aborigines stand on one leg to rest. In the course of the project, an orthopedic surgeon interviewed several Aborigines, and some white Australians were ...

Google previewAn Australian Dictionary for North Americans (2000)

by Noel Funge

Aborigine Adelaide Anzac Akubra ABC n. See Australian Broadcasting Corporation. ACT 77. Australian Capital Territory, a federal territory including Canberra, the national capital, located about 150 miles southwest of Sydney. ACTU n.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Daramulum (Aborigine People, Australia) see Duramulun.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

national symbol emblem national treasury exchequer nation's spirit ethos nationwide countrywide, extensive, general, interstate, national, overall, widespread, native aboriginal, aborigine, autochthon, congenial, genuine, inborn , indigenous, ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

by Ian Brookes

offens, slang an Australian aborigine. t>adj aboriginal. [20c shortening] aboard /3'bo:d/ >adv, prep 1 on, on to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tourism (2003)

by Jafar Jafari

Aborigine. Having reviewed research on the impacts of tourism on Aboriginal communities in Australia. Altman and Finlayson (l99l) concluded that the demands of tourism and the provision of goods and services for tourism by Aboriginal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography (2015)

by Susan Mayhew

aborigine. A member of an indigenous people existing in a land before invasion or colonization from outside. For Canadian aboriginal peoples, see Atlas of Urban Original Peoples; for Australian, the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

®aborigine ̄. blended with the. ®-o ̄. suffix. Now a strongly taboo word, formerly in frequent use by white people, and viewed by them as less marked than other terms such as. ®boong ̄. or. ®coon ̄. It was even used in names for products, ...

Google previewDictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture (2003)

by Guido Bolaffi

ABORIGINE: see NATIVE. ACCULTURATION. Ger. Akkulturation) Deriving from the word 'culture', the term 'acculturation' indicates the processes of transformation and ADAPTATION which take place within cultures when two or more groups ...

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Small photo of Australia, rock with Aborigine gravings in N'dhala Gorge Natur Park in East Mac Donnell RangeSmall photo of NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 20 2009: A portrait of two unidentified aborigine boys.Small photo of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26, 2016: Unidentified body painted aborigine street musician playing on his traditional didgeridoo at Circular quay in Sydney, Australia.Small photo of Australia, Aborigine rock gravings in N-Dhala Gorge NationalparkSmall photo of Orang Asli Malaysian aborigine village in a jungle near Cameron Highlands, MalaysiaSmall photo of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26, 2016: Unidentified body painted aborigine street musician playing on his traditional didgeridoo at Circular quay in Sydney, Australia. More...

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Quotes about Aborigine

All the excited immigrants
Hide in Kangaroo pouches
As the Aussie PM Mr.Kevin.Rudd
Needs to send them back home?
I write a brief letter to Captain James.Cook
To find them a nook.

* Last night I dreamed an aborigine graveyard. (Nimal Dunuhinga)
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1R1I1G2I1N1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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