aborigines
Noun
  1. plural form of aborigine
  2. The original people of a location, originally Greek and Roman. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
  3. Indigenous flora and fauna. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
  4. (history) The inhabitants of a location before colonization by the Europeans occurred. [First attested in the early 18th century.]

Aborigines
Proper noun
  1. original inhabitants, natives.
  2. (Roman mythology) The earliest inhabitants of central Italy, from whom the Latins were said to have descended.
  3. The native peoples of various regions, especially the Australian Aboriginal peoples, but also the original inhabitants of Canada and Argentina.
Translations
  • Russian: абориген
Translations
  • Portuguese: aborígines
Noun
  1. plural form of Aborigine



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