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autochthon

[ȯ′täk·thən]
(geology)
A succession of rock beds that have been moved comparatively little from their original site of formation, although they may be folded and faulted extensively.
(paleontology)
A fossil occurring where the organism once lived.
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1) We consider it impossible to assume a European principle only to regulate the relations between the indigenous public institutions and the European Union' institutions, and its failure in the functioning of autochton public institutions, either central or local.
Being requires man as a native land or a ground requires its autochtons.