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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 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 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 previewIndigenous Social Work Around the World (2016)

Towards Culturally Relevant Education and Practice by John Coates

Aborigine is a term of contempt used by colonizers to refer to aboriginal Peoples.

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 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

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 Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

Flag The Aborigine flag is a horizontal ...

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 third of the population is ...

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 previewMultilingual Dictionary Of Disaster Medicine And International Relief (2012)

English, Français, Español by S. William A. Gunn

Aborigine. (aborigène,. aborigen,. J-2. 92). f. indigenous or original living people (and fauna and flora) of a particular geographical region, before the arrival of colonists. In Australia, the designation of the original people of that continent.

Google previewDictionary of Multicultural Psychology (2004)

Issues, Terms, and Concepts by Lena E. Hall

Aborigines are the first inhabitants of a region as contrasted with invading or colonizing people. A term such as aboriginality is derived from aborigine and is used to define the original group of people who occupied Australia before ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Daramulum (Aborigine People, Australia) see Duramulun.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

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

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, ...

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Small photo of Pahang, Malaysia - 10 Dec : A guided group of tourist visiting a aboriginal village in Lanchang. Orang asli or aborigine way of living has become popular attraction to tourists in MalaysiaSmall photo of Pahang, Malaysia - 10 Dec : Villager in aboriginal village in Lanchang. Orang Asli or aborigine way of living has become popular attraction to tourists in MalaysiaSmall photo of Aborigine carving on rock, Dubbo in N.S.W. Australia has a lot of art carved by Aborigines by the river easy to visit.Small photo of KURANDA, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 07, 2007: Unidentified aborigine actors perform music with traditional instruments in the Tjapukai Culture Park in Kuranda, Queensland, Australia.Small photo of SWITZERLAND, 08, JULY 2012: Hand throwing a painted boomerang - the ancient aborigine hunting tool from Australia, nowadays a popular sports.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 KURANDA, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 07, 2007: Unidentified aborigine actor throws a spear in the Tjapukai Culture Park in Kuranda, Queensland, 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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