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Aborigines, Aborigine, Aboriginal
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(generally a reference to indigenous people in general; being the first or earliest known of its kind present in a region: aboriginal forests, aboriginal rocks; of or relating to Aborigines or people of Australia)
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aboriginal (s) (noun), aboriginals (pl)
The native or indigenous people of a geographical area: The New Zealand aboriginals are said to still hunt with spears.

Indian tribes in America are considered to be the aboriginals in various parts of the country.

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aboriginal (ab" uh RIJ uh nuhl) (adjective), more aboriginal, most aboriginal
1. Referring to or pertaining to the native people of a geographical area: There are several aboriginal groups in the United States.

The Indians are the aboriginal people of America.

Some of the aboriginal people of Canada are known as Inuit, "the people".

Mike's sister was enrolled in the Aboriginal Studies program at the local university.

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