from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe.
  • n. A strong feeling of identity with and loyalty to one's tribe or group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being tribal
  • n. A feeling of identity and loyalty to one's tribe

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of existing in tribes; also, tribal feeling; tribal prejudice or exclusiveness; tribal peculiarities or characteristics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of existing in separate tribes; tribal relation or feeling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of living together in tribes
  • n. the beliefs of a tribal society


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