Definitions for aborigines

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  1. Aborigines(ProperNoun)

    The Australian Aborigine people.

  2. aborigines(Noun)

    Plural form of aborigine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aborigines

    the earliest known inhabitants of a country; native races

  2. Aborigines

    the original fauna and flora of a geographical area

  3. Origin: [L. Aborigines; ab + origo, especially the first inhabitants of Latium, those who originally (ab origine) inhabited Latium or Italy. See Origin.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prince Phillip:

    Do you still throw spears at each other? (to Australian Aborigines during a visit to Queensland)

  2. (Anon.):

    The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.


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