Definitions

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  • proper noun Plural form of Aborigine.
  • proper noun The Australian Aborigine people.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The long-awaited government apology to the Aborigines is a positive message of hope.

    Baz Luhrmann: Australia and America: A Shared Hope and Changed Attitude

  • The Aborigines were the sort of people with whom one could avoid complications and misunderstandings if, at the outset, they could be made to understand a rationale to their satisfaction.

    SERIAL FINAL: Kondo Katsusaburo among Taiwan's Atayal/Sedeq peoples, 1896 to 1930

  • The Aborigines were the sort of people with whom one could avoid complications and misunderstandings if, at the outset, they could be made to understand a rationale to their satisfaction.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Some scholars today espouse the use of the capitalized term Aborigines to refer to the many and diverse Austronesian peoples who have inhabited Taiwan.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • One great cause of the deaths amongst the Aborigines is their liability to pulmonary diseases from being constantly in the water.

    Expedition into Central Australia

  • RIETI, -- not only an old classic town of Italy, but one founded by what are now called the Aborigines, -- is a hive of very ancient dwellings with red brown roofs, a citadel and several towers.

    Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Volume II

  • In its text and operation the constitution still runs counter to the idea of Aborigines being equal.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • In its text and operation the constitution still runs counter to the idea of Aborigines being equal.

    The Age News Headlines

  • While getting a firsthand education about animals from Down Under, the children also learned about the indigenous Australians known as Aborigines and their tools.

    News for InsideNova.com

  • These voters have a stronger sense of national identity, are wary of immigration and multiculturalism and are most likely to criticise policies involving concessions to minority groups, such as Aborigines and migrants.

    Archive 2005-08-07

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