Definition of Aborigine

1. Noun. An indigenous person who was born in a particular place. "The Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"

Exact synonyms: Aboriginal, Indigen, Indigene, Native
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Levantine, Mauritian, Filipino, Russian, Seychellois
Derivative terms: Aboriginal, Aboriginal, Native

2. Noun. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.

Definition of Aborigine

1. Proper noun. An individual aboriginal Australian. ¹

2. Noun. An native inhabitant of a country. ¹

3. Noun. (plural) The native flora and fauna of an area. ¹

4. Adverb. From the beginning. ¹

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Definition of Aborigine

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aborigine

Abney level
Abney levels
Aboriginal American
Aboriginal Americans
Aboriginal Australian
Aboyne dress
Abraham's bosom
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincolns
Abraham Stoker
Abraham man
Abraham men

Literary usage of Aborigine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (1876)
"... Death of the President, 18 ш 12 « — Firearms Not to be Sold to the aborigine«, Annexation of ..."

2. The "Lloyd" Guide to Australasia by Norddeutscher Lloyd, A. G. Plate (1906)
"THE aborigine. In comparison with its attraction and importance, the study ot the Australian aborigine has received but scant attention from ..."

3. The Ohio Country Between the Years 1783 and 1815: Including Military by Charles Elihu Slocum (1910)
"... CHAPTER III DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEST CHECKED BY BRITISH INFLUENCES aborigine Claims to Land Based on Conquest, which Claims the Savages and the British ..."

4. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"... if» run-based of the aborigine в. But when once known, it soon (hired the usual fue of purchased Nostrums ; and possibly may have been ..."

5. Australia and the Islands of the Sea by Eva Mary Crosby Kellogg, Larkin Dunton (1899)
"AN AUSTRALIAN aborigine. >HE island-continent of Australia, with ,, its record of but one century of colonization, is no longer the " great unknown land ..."

6. The World and Its People by Larkin Dunton (1897)
"CHAPTER I. A FEN PICTURE OF AUSTRALIA. AN AUSTRALIAN aborigine. island-continent of Australia, with its record of but one century of colonization, ..."

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