Definition Of aborigine


a person, animal, or plant that has been in a country or region from earliest times.

Most Taiwanese and aborigines speak both a local language and the national language.

Example Of aborigine

  • A prominent Aborigine declared that nothing would do except a separate Aboriginal state.

  • After 1730, the French competed from the southwest as La Verendrye and his sons developed a series of posts to intercept the aborigines travelling from the west to the Bay.

  • Although the aboriginal people are highly environmentally conscious and don't kill to harm the natural eco-system, the aborigines do hunt bears sometimes, attracted by the high profits, according to Huang.

  • As far as anyone can tell the island was never inhabited by aborigines although there's evidence that they did live here when the island was part of the mainland some nine thousand to two thousand years before Europeans arrived.

  • As Noel kept up a commentary on his life in the aborigine reservations, he also showed pictures of how tin shanties and flimsy tents were the ‘homes’ of the aborigines for the better part of the 20th century.

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