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na·tive amer·i·can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Amerindian, Native Americanadjective

    any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived

  2. Indian, Amerind, Amerindic, Native Americanadjective

    of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages

    "Native American religions"; "Indian arrowheads"


  1. Native Americannoun

    An American Indian, especially in the United States.

  2. Native Americanadjective

    Of the American Indians.


  1. native american

    Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indigenous Americans, First Americans or simply, "natives," are the indigenous people of the United States. They are composed of numerous distinct tribes, states, and ethnic groups, many of which survive as sovereign nations today. Native American cultures have developed in the Americas over approximately 15,000 years, predating the arrival of Europeans. They have diverse histories, cultures, languages, and traditions.


  1. Native American

    Native American is an album by the American guitarist Tony Rice, released on February 14, 1992

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of native american in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of native american in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of native american in a Sentence

  1. Terrell Johnson:

    It shows how little we are valued. These black churches, the mosque, Native American sites, they are not as valued as Catholicism or Christianity in that aspect, and its frustrating.

  2. Harvey Pratt:

    Eliminating the flow of counterfeit Native American art and craftwork provides a level playing field for the highly talented, dedicated, and hard-working producers of genuine Native American art, we must protect these authentic American Treasures.

  3. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt.

  4. Donald Trump:

    She’s been totally unable to prove she’s Native American and yet used that to advance her career.

  5. Linda Birnbaum:

    They need it for food or because it’s their culture, there are Native American tribes and Burmese immigrants and others who fish because this is who they are. This is key to their culture. And you can’t just tell them not to fish.

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