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native

(of chemical elements, esp metals) found naturally in the elemental form

Native

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A native is a person born in a particular place. In astrology, this term refers to the person for whom a natal chart was cast. In the latter sense, it is a useful, concise term that, in any extended discussion, is preferable to “person for whom this chart was cast” or some such other unwieldy expression. The term native can also refer to someone born under a particular sign, as when one says that she or he is a native of Cancer.

native

[′nād·iv]
(biology)
Grown, produced or originating in a specific region or country.
(geochemistry)
Pertaining to an element found in nature in a nongaseous state.
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The two united to rob the untutored possessors of its wooded scenery of their native right to perpetuate its original appellation of "Horican.
Dumont d'Urville, questioning the natives, learned too that La Perouse, after losing both his vessels on the reefs of this island, had constructed a smaller boat, only to be lost a second time.
They now turned toward the south, and passing numerous small bands of natives, posted upon various streams, arrived at the Spanish village and post of Monterey.
Every other day, these troops were marched out in martial array, to a level piece of ground in the vicinity, and there for hours went through all sorts of military evolutions, surrounded by flocks of the natives, who looked on with savage admiration at the show, and as savage a hatred of the actors.
A Spanish ship is said to have been wrecked at the mouth, several of the crew of which lived for some time among, the natives.
He loved to moon about the harbour talking to the natives.
Before them the natives fled in alarm, so that they found only deserted villages in their path as they proceeded.
There was always the possibility that the natives had lied to him, and the more he questioned the Dyak woman the more firmly convinced he became that this was the fact.
When we came within hail, one of the four natives who were present advanced to receive us, and began to shout most vehemently, wishing to direct us where to land.
The native servants she had been used to in India were not in the least like this.
It gradually annexed province after province, purchasing them of the native chiefs, whom it seldom paid, and appointed the governor-general and his subordinates, civil and military.
The promised land for the French during their advance had been Moscow, during their retreat it was their native land.