from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is a member of one's own tribe.
- n. A woman who is a member of an aboriginal people living in tribes.
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- n. A female member of a tribe.
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For like a goddess leaving Mount Olympus, "woman" has climbed off her pedestal and returned to earth to warn and rescue her tribeswoman.
Instead, it nearly costs their lives and throws them into an improbable alliance with a shape-shifting official, a desert tribeswoman, and a healer of enchanting beauty.
If a tribeswoman is really hungry, she says, "I'm so hungry, I could eat something the size of Jay Leno's chin!"
"I am here and I am yours," she went on, after embracing the tree as an idol is embraced by some wild tribeswoman who can no longer find a mate that's man enough in her own nation.
In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman, from a mulatto American freedman to a freespirited French orphan.
French orphan, a widowed tribeswoman, and other disparate members of society, brings to life a period of colonial upheaval that caused seismic cultural shifts throughout the globe.
She thinks she is a tribeswoman and would like to mate with all the tribesmen.
Zoe Saldana plays Neytiri, a Na'vi tribeswoman, and gives a spectacular performance.
Kenya -- Actress Carroll Baker goes native and enjoys it as a Masai tribeswoman adds more water to her tin tub.
And just to clear the air here, I'm an independent tribeswoman and did not vote for any neanderthals, but rather a few of the handful of current-day, refined and honest humans. by
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