Definition of Indigenousness

1. Noun. Nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place).

Exact synonyms: Autochthony, Endemism
Generic synonyms: Nativeness
Derivative terms: Autochthonic, Indigenous



Definition of Indigenousness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being indigenous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indigenousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indigenousness

indigencies
indigency
indigene
indigenes
indigenisation
indigenisations
indigenity
indigenization
indigenizations
indigenize
indigenized
indigenizes
indigenizing
indigenous
indigenously
indigenousness (current term)
indigens
indigent
indigently
indigents
indigest
indigested
indigestedness
indigestibility
indigestible
indigestibleness
indigestibles
indigestion
indigestions
indigests

Literary usage of Indigenousness

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1. In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, Glenn McRae (2004)
"In other words, authentic indigenousness is conflated with objective and observable traits (from clothing to behaviours) that ..."

2. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"... so this international ' indigenousness,' which is a necessary inference from municipal citizenship, procures the enjoyment of the benefits of the Law of ..."

3. The Dispersal of Shells: An Inquiry Into the Means of Dispersal Possessed by by Harry Wallis Kew (1893)
"... remained so long unnoticed by British authors might warrant a suspicion that it may be of the same recent and precarious indigenousness in this country ..."

4. Memoir of the Rev. John Stevens Henslow, M.A., F.L.S., F.G.S., F.C.P.S by Leonard Jenyns, John Stevens Henslow, Charles Darwin (1862)
"An Enumeration of Species and Varieties of Plants which have been deemed British, but whose indigenousness to Britain is considered to be questionable. ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1876)
"The question of its indigenousness is so far settled that the weight of authority leans strongly to the affirmative, as regards the small- leaved lime, ..."

6. The American Novel by Carl Van Doren (1921)
"... him against the magnetic pull of Europe; nor had the younger man a touch of that indigenousness which restored Mark Twain to his original continent. ..."

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