Definitions for aboriginalˌæb əˈrɪdʒ ə nl
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Aborigine, Abo, Aboriginal, native Australian, Australian Aborigine(noun)
a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
native, indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal(adj)
an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
"the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"
of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia
"an Aboriginal rite"
characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
"native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial(adj)
having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
"aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
First according to historical or scientific records; original; indigenous.
An Aboriginal inhabitant of Australia, Aborigine.
An Aboriginal inhabitant, person, animal, or plant native to the region. Also aboriginal.
It may well be doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands. - Darwin.
Of or pertaining to Aboriginal peoples.
Of or pertaining to Australian Aboriginal peoples, Aborigines.
Any of the native languages spoken by Australian aborigines.
Origin: See Aboriginal.
first; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America
of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindoo of aboriginal blood
an original inhabitant of any land; one of the aborigines
an animal or a plant native to the region
Origin: [See Aborigines.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The paintings support the case for how unfairly and grossly the original peoples were treated by the white settlers who invaded their aboriginal territories.
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- местен, коренен, туземенBulgarian
- aborigenCatalan, Valencian
- einheimisch, eingeborenGerman
- indígena, aborigenSpanish
- alkuperäislaji, alkuperäinenFinnish
- bun-chummallagh, bun-dooghyssaghManx
- inheemse, inheemsDutch
- aborígene, aboríginePortuguese
- аборигенный, коренной, местный, автохтонный, туземныйRussian
- тубільний, туземський, автохтонний, аборигенськийUkrainian
- thổ dânVietnamese
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