aborigine


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aborigine

an original inhabitant of a country or region who has been there from the earliest known times

Aborigine

1. a member of a dark-skinned hunting and gathering people who were living in Australia when European settlers arrived
2. any of the languages of this people
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The whites have assisted greatly in rendering the traditions of the Aborigines more obscure by their own manner of corrupting names.
There are deplorable accounts from Africa, and the Australian aborigines appear to have been already exterminated.
I doubt whether any case is on record of an invasion on so grand a scale of one plant over the aborigines. As I have already said, I nowhere saw the cardoon south of the Salado; but it is probable that in proportion as that country becomes inhabited, the cardoon will extend its limits.
'And have you thought,' said the uninjured man hotly, 'what sort of spectacle we shall present wandering through these hills among these aborigines?'
However, if P Brookside cared to visit the Aborigine museums in Adelaide and Melbourne or read the noticeboards outlining the tragic history of the original occupants of the country in the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Sydney, he might be more careful in issuing such a challenge.
Coincidentally I`ve just come across a report about a 'Forgotten Aborigine team who changed cricket forever.' .' They came to England in 1868 and were viewed as little more than a joke.
While in Oz Ron signed two Aborigine players he nicknamed Pele and Didi after the great Brazilians, because of their skills!
-Prior of the traditional aborigine dance show leaders hold conversation with each other
Then, as we got nearer to the serving counter, we saw a young Aborigine woman at the side of the queue.
If one could observe very closely the features of Whoopi Goldberg, he would have no doubt that she is a descendant of an Aborigine. So if she declines to be called African-American who could blame her?
Polis had posted racist remarks about Liam Jurrah, an Aborigine and one of the Demons' star players.
A one-two punch of migrations into Asia, including early interbreeding with the mysterious Denisovans, also emerges from an inspection of an Aborigine man's DNA, led by geneticist Morten Rasmussen of the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen.