autochthon


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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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Verification of data using the techniques of calculating the [chi square]-criterion and contingency coefficient K allows to select the main meaning dominants, categorial units of the basis of its concept system from the set of fixed allochthons--conceptual variables presenting atypical knowledge quanta, regular autochthons of LPD and SPD concept system--by determining the correspondences between the frequency distributions of concept actualizers of a certain domain in the LPD and SPD texts and specific concepts in statistically significant domains.
PFRs therefore increase spatial inequality, since the rights of autochthons and of some migrants can be registered and can eventually gain legal recognition, while those of other groups are excluded, due to their social and tenurial standing and the status of the hamlet where they live.
To a certain extent, it cannot be denied that they indirectly help small migrants obtain access to land but, of course, they enrich themselves at the same time and threaten the very existence of the autochthons. Some of these officials and brokers are not typical or the easiest villains to identify, but they do represent a structural component in the insidious intrusion of capitalism.
Let's start with an autochthon university professor, a scholar of Arabic language who became a prominent figure in the so-called debate on the Dutch Muslim communities, interviewed a day after the murder.
As autochthon, the family is of the earth; it is different from the citizens of Thebes, or any other particular city built on the earth.
To sum up, it can be said that the vertical distribution of the bacterial biomass and the different respiratory groups studied in this system is strongly linked to the perturbation processes of the sediment by physical processes and by the activity of the autochthon benthic biota.
But Xuthus is not only outside the group of the autochthon. (65) More significantly, he threatens the identity of the community by not participating in their shared mythical narrative that constitutes the Athenian autochthonous community.
Lo autoctono (del griego: autochthon que significa, "de la misma tierra"), es todo aquello que es originario del lugar, de la region o del pais.
Male patients appreciated the foreign nurses while an autochthon female, apparently a key member of a Western team, confronted soldiers and local residents with their passivity.
Relative success also created economic envy and rivalry between them and with other autochthon tribes, which reinforced ethnic tensions, as did the divide-and-rule policies of the Mobutu regime.
This complex belongs to the pre-Caledonian autochthon (Lehtovaara 1988, 1995) and is only slightly deformed by the thrust in the upper part, exhibiting blocks of heavily tilted layering and flexures forming wavy folds.
It is a society with a plural religious spectrum, strong Christian presence (in its Roman Catholic, historical Protestant, classic Pentecostal and autonomous Pentecostal); Afro-Brazilian religions (Candombli and Umbanda, mainly); Eastern religions and other autochthon religious experiences (such as Santo Daime and the Blue Butterflies).