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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aborigines

    ab-o-rij′in-ēz, n.pl. the original inhabitants of a country. [L. See Origin.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aborigines in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aborigines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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.

  3. Sarah Marquis ':

    I wanted to go back to human origins -- Aborigines lived like this 60,000 years ago, but I realized the difficulties and hardships there were in finding enough food.

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