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  • adj. Not tribal.


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non- +‎ tribal


  • (Under the Indian constitution nontribal people are prohibited from directly acquiring land in certain parts of the country, so the government must obtain it on their behalf and sell it to the companies.)

    India's Dirty War

  • He adds that under the Meghalaya Land Transfer Act, even the state doesn't have the right to transfer a tribal land to a nontribal person or entity.

    Lafarge In India

  • How was a tribal land given to a nontribal entity?

    Lafarge In India

  • The companies had already been arguing for years that the tribe had no control over nontribal property just because it happened to be owned by Navajos—nor did it have control over private property that just happened to be surrounded by Navajo land.

    Yellow Dirt

  • I say if Nipples wants his tunnel, allow slots and gaming in all bars and nontribal casinos.

    Sound Politics: Mayor Gridlock

  • The written agreements, which settle claims by the Squaxin Island and Swinomish tribes, follow a federal court ruling that said Washington had no right to the 34-cents-per-gallon tax collected at the pumps on reservation lands - even for nontribal customers.

    Sound Politics: Sewer of Corruption (XVIII)

  • Although Oldenquist denies that there is a nontribal, universalist morality, thus seeking to deprive the universalist of any independent traction, he does not do much to establish the primacy of the tribal apart from its temporal priority.


  • Here was a scene recognizable from Bosnia or El Salvador or Lebanon; the civilian and nontribal politician trying desperately to survive in a welter of mayhem and superstition.

    African Gothic

  • The MPLA has made attempts to present itself as a nontribal organization, whereas the geography of civil war has meant that UNITA, from Savimbi down, is predominantly Ovimbundu.

    Inside Angola

  • While taxing tribal casinos on their gambling revenues may not balance the budget hole, "Current tax rates should be maintained; new revenue sources should be explored," Opinion, Oct. 2 it certainly would help and it might make for a more level playing field with nontribal businesses.

    The Seattle Times


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