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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Native. Have always been in the place where they are, rather than being brought there from somewhere else.

Usage examples (36)
  • Texas does not, like any other region, simply have indigenous dishes. It proclaims them. It congratulates you, on your arrival, at having escaped from the slop pails of...
  • I use the term indigenous with care, as "indigenous" includes Muslims going back many generations.
  • The BNP represents the interests of what they call indigenous British people - yes, that means White.
  • ZAHN: And, Joe, this is actually a prediction you made many months ago on a show right here on CNN, what you called indigenous resistance. for more
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  • The genius, (a person with a very high IQ) showed his ingenious (marked by especial aptitude at discovering) capability, by being able to match any person, with the original indigenous (native) region(s) that he came from.
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