Definition of Autochthons

1. Noun. (plural of autochthon) ¹



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Definition of Autochthons

1. autochthon [n] - See also: autochthon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autochthons

autochrome
autochromes
autochronograph
autochronographs
autochthon
autochthonal
autochthones
autochthonic
autochthonies
autochthonism
autochthonous
autochthonous ideas
autochthonous malaria
autochthonous parasite
autochthonously
autochthons (current term)
autochthony
autocide
autocides
autoclasia
autoclavability
autoclavable
autoclave
autoclaved
autoclaves
autoclaving
autocleavage
autoclitic
autoclitics
autocoid

Literary usage of Autochthons

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1. Prize essays on leprosy by George Newman, Edvard Lauritz, Ehlers, New Sydenham Society, James Cantlie, John Ashburton Thompson, S. P. Impey (1897)
"CONCERNING THE PRIMAEVAL autochthons. Although there are records which show that the Australian coast was ..."

2. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"... Abe-no-Hirafu, a distinguished governor of the Koshi provinces (Echigo and Uzen), conducted successful campaigns against the autochthons of Ezo, ..."

3. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1866)
"Mote powerful than the autochthons, the Gaels caused them to disappear, ... In the British Islands they evidently massacred the autochthons, or allowed them ..."

4. The Lancet (1898)
"It may be taken, in my opinion, that there is no record of lepra among the primeval autochthons in any part of the continent. Comprehension of the progress ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1876)
"... as if they were autochthons there, as if no one could go beyond them or behind them. Without father, without mother, without descent, as it seemed, ..."

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