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


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  • 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.

    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 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

  • 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

  • "Aborigines" (indigenous peoples of Taiwan who have not mixed with other peoples in recent times) inhabit the mountainous central and eastern parts of the island and are believed to be of Malayo-Polynesian origin.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Mr Kirby was cited as saying by The Australian that judicial activism was sometimes required when injustices were done, because parliament often failed people such as Aborigines, prisoners, gays, women and refugees, with ill-conceived or discriminatory laws.



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