Definitions

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  • proper noun An aboriginal people of Northern Territory, Australia.
  • proper noun A group of languages spoken by these people.
  • noun A member of the Arrernte aboriginal people of Northern Territory, Australia.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Having been forced off their land, and with nowhere to find food and water, the Arrernte gathered in camps around the nascent town.

    Australia's dark heart

  • Of course, the Arrernte people already lived here, and had done so for more than 50,000 years.

    Australia's dark heart

  • The first white settlers called Ninox boobook the cuckoo owl; to the Arrernte, it was the arkularkua.

    Wildwood

  • The ghost gum is a dancing woman in the Arrernte songs that tell the dreaming stories of the creation of this land.

    Wildwood

  • It was the boobook owl, mopoke, a totem being to the Arrernte Aborigines of these arid lands along the Macdonnell Ranges to the west of Alice Springs.

    Wildwood

  • He ought to know: he grew up as a boy with the western Arrernte people in the Aboriginal community of Hermannsburg, seventy-five miles from Alice Springs, several days by camel in those days.

    Wildwood

  • It was the boobook owl, mopoke, a totem being to the Arrernte Aborigines of these arid lands along the Macdonnell Ranges to the west of Alice Springs.

    Wildwood

  • Latz is an ethno-botanist and has lived all his life in the Arrernte country of central Australia.

    Wildwood

  • The first white settlers called Ninox boobook the cuckoo owl; to the Arrernte, it was the arkularkua.

    Wildwood

  • Bushfires and Bushtucker, the title of his definitive book surveying the use of plants and fire by the Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Arrernte, Pintupi and other central Australian Aboriginal peoples, describes his passions well enough.

    Wildwood

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