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Definition of the noun aborigine
What does aborigine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- aborigine: aborigines
- Aborigine: Aborigines
- an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of aborigine: aboriginal / indigen / indigene / native
- more generic words: individual / mortal / person / somebody / someone / soul = a human being
- more specific words:
- a member of the people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
Alternative definition of the noun aborigine
- An aboriginal inhabitant of a country.
Phrases with Aborigine
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aborigine
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Butterfly 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 ...
The Missionary Review (1921)
Fifth, Justice to the Indian : the hopelessly exploited aborigine is the most pathetic figure in Latin America.
Religion 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.
Fifth, Justice to the Indian: the hopelessly exploited aborigine is the most pathetic figure in Latin America.
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
After 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner
Daramulum (Aborigine People, Australia) see Duramulun.
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, ...
Chambers 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
A 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, ...
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, ...
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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The Aeta (Ati) is one of the native peoples of the Philippines. Took this at a street festival called Ati-atihan (to be like the Ati) which pays tribute to them. Ironically, she was going around town begging. Native peoples in the Philippines, like everywhere else are marginalized ... although things are changing slowly. Challenges are currently on the dock to reclaim native people's ancestral domains.
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- Aborigine chiefs
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- Aborigine at Echo Point, Katoomba
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- Aborigine chiefs
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- Waterloo Aborigine
This guy was posing under Waterloo Bridge on London's Southbank during the Thames Festival.
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- Aborigine Meaning
Video shows what aborigine means. An native inhabitant of a country; a member of the original people.. The native flora and fauna of an area.. Aborigine ...
- Aborigine Meaning
Video shows what Aborigine means. An individual aboriginal Australian.. Aborigine pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary.
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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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