Associations to the word «Aborigine»


ABORIGINE, noun. An individual aboriginal Australian.
ABORIGINE, noun. An native inhabitant of a country; a member of the original people. [First attested in the early 19th century.]
ABORIGINE, noun. (in the plural) The native flora and fauna of an area. [First attested in the late 17th century.]

Dictionary definition

ABORIGINE, noun. An indigenous person who was born in a particular place; "the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students".
ABORIGINE, noun. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.

Wise words

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