from The Century Dictionary.
- Autochthonic; aboriginal: as, autochthonal peoples.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Aboriginal; indigenous; native.
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existingwhere it was formedor born; native, aboriginal, indigenous
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- adjective originating where it is found
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The Church had no illusions about the enormous task of converting the entire autochthonal population of that hostile moon to the saving grace of the Divine.
Anymore than building a city on land that was previously only being used for seasonal hunting bestows autochthonal precedent on that city's inhabitants.
We passed Cabul merchants peddling their dried fruit on shaggy-haired camels; to these succeeded, in more lonesome portions of the road, small groups of Korkas, wretched remnants of one of the autochthonal families of Central India -- even lower in the scale of civilization than the Gónds, among whom they are found; and to these the richly-caparisoned elephants of some wealthy
The present inhabitants are not autochthonal, no more than we are the first settlers of this country.
The eight hundred thousand Gónds of the Góndwana are supposed to be members of the great autochthonal family of ancient India.
These Sontals reminded me of the Gónds whom I had seen, though they seemed to be far manlier representatives of the autochthonal races of India than the former.
How intolerant not to appreciate being called "victim" and "potato", standard invectives patriotic German Muslims are fond of hurling toward their autochthonal compatriots.