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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun aboriginal:

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Definition of the noun aboriginal

What does aboriginal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • aboriginal: aboriginals
  • Aboriginal: Aboriginals

  1. an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

Alternative definition of the noun aboriginal


  1. An Aboriginal inhabitant of Australia, Aborigine.
  2. An Aboriginal inhabitant, person, animal, or plant native to the region. Also aboriginal.

Definition of the adjective aboriginal

What does aboriginal mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
    • example: the aboriginal peoples of Australia
    • synonym of aboriginal: native
  2. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state

Alternative definition of the adjective aboriginal


  1. Of or pertaining to Aboriginal peoples.
  2. Of or pertaining to Australian Aboriginal peoples, Aborigines. [definition from earlier 19th c.]


  1. Original or indigenous to a place


  1. "Aboriginal" is a composition.
  2. "Aboriginal" is a musical album of Roots Intention Crew.
    • released in (5 years ago)
  3. "Aboriginal" is a musical single of Tropical Tobacco.
    • released on

Phrases with Aboriginal

  1. Aboriginal American
  2. Aboriginal Saltbush
  3. Aboriginal Milkvetch
  4. aboriginal australian
  5. Aboriginal Willowherb
  6. Aboriginal Pricklyapple
  7. Aboriginal Prickly-Apple
  8. Australian Aboriginal

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aboriginal

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Google previewContent-Area Vocabulary Level 5--Directional Prefix a-, ab-, abs- (2014)

by Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak

Aboriginal People The word aboriginal refers to a country's original 22 #50865— Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary © Shell Education Lesson 1 Directional Prex a-, ab-, absLesson.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Motherhood (2010)

by Andrea O'Reilly

Aboriginal refers to cultural groups that originated in certain geographic areas prior to the European settlers' arrival in the late 1800s, primarily in North America, New Zealand, and Australia, although there is evidence of some other locations.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines (2010)

by Mitchell Rolls, Murray Johnson

ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS ACT 1976 (South Australia). This act placed all reserve lands under the authority of the trust, which effectively returned some land to Aborigines and gave Aborigines some control over the land held by the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

Canada, Aboriginal Women 227 Aboriginal rights in the context of managing minority power relations. Canada is a nation that prides itself on maintaining national unity in the context of an ethnically and racially diverse society, despite a history ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2010)

by DK

com >> Aboriginal Australians _. ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIANS THE FIRST INHABITANTS of Australia were nomadic (wandering ) people who reached the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years ago.

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Small photo of QUEENSLAND, AUS - APR 17 2016: Yirrganydji Aboriginal warrior man carry boomerangs in Queensland, Australia.Small photo of NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 03 2009: A portrait of two beautiful young aboriginal kids with smiling faces.Small photo of NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 29 2009: Three Aboriginal kids smiling for the camera in Northern Territory, AustraliaSmall photo of Ochre Hands, Red, Orange, Yellow hand prints on rock, Aboriginal art in Queensland, Australia.Small photo of Yirrganydji Aboriginal men dance to Aboriginal music, during Aboriginal culture show in Queensland, Australia.Small photo of Portrait of Yirrganydji Aboriginal men play Aboriginal music on didgeridoo and wooden in Queensland, Australia.Small photo of SYDNEY,AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 22,2015: An indigenous dancer waits his turn in a competition during the Homeground festival - a major annual celebration of aboriginal culture. More...

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Quotes about Aboriginal

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then we return home.
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1R1I1G2I1N1A1L1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ABORIGINAL

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