Definition of Precontact

1. Adjective. Describing a period before contact was established (especially with an indigenous people) ¹



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Definition of Precontact

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precontact

preconsciously
preconsent
preconsign
preconsigned
preconsolidated
preconsonantal
preconsonantally
preconstitute
preconstituted
preconstitutes
preconstituting
preconstitutional
preconstructed
preconstruction
preconsumerist
precontact (current term)
precontest
precontract
precontracts
precontrive
precontrived
precontrives
precontriving
preconvention
preconviction
preconvictions
precook
precooked
precooker
precookers

Literary usage of Precontact

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

1. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"The significance of this for the writing of Pacific history will be discussed later- precontact The first period, which is not a historical period at all, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... of light from vibrating mirrors, (c) precontact conduction currents: LE DODD. Effect of drawing on the density and specific resistance of tungsten: WM. ..."

3. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"Windigo Although not central to the host of Ojibwa manitos and possibly not of precontact origin, the Windigo played an influential role in traditional ..."

4. A Supplement to A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in by Daythal Kendall, John F. Freeman (1982)
"Re: the average height of precontact Senecas. [4021(11)] 4731. WRIGHT, ASHER(?). Conjugation of the verbs "take" and "receive" in Seneca; nd AD 58 pp. ..."

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