Aboriginal and Indigenous


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Aboriginal adjective – Belonging to a particular place by birth or origin.
Usage example: the aboriginal peoples of northern Alaska are known as Inupiats, which in their language literally means “real people”

Indigenous is a synonym for aboriginal in native topic. In some cases you can use "Indigenous" instead an adjective "Aboriginal", when it comes to topics like belonging to one. popular alternative
Nearby Words: aborigine, aboriginally
Synonyms for Aboriginal


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Indigenous adjective – Belonging to a particular place by birth or origin.
Usage example: the culture of the indigenous people of that country

Aboriginal is a synonym for indigenous in native topic. You can use "Aboriginal" instead the word "Indigenous" as an adjective or a noun. popular alternative
Nearby Word: indigene
Synonyms for Indigenous

Things that words describes

life aboriginal life indigenous life
guy aboriginal guy indigenous guy
people aboriginal people indigenous people
boy aboriginal boy indigenous boy
Other nouns: group, men, culture, community, characters, species, tribe, population, version, peoples, inhabitants, weapons, groups, cultures, communities, warriors.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / Chinese Dialects and Accents It should be noted that China is a vast country with many indigenous ethnic groupsnote The People's Republic of China recognizes 56 indigenous ethnic groups, the Republic of China recognizes 16 Taiwanese aboriginal groups, and there are many more who remain unrecognized.
  • Useful Notes / Australia Indigenous presence south of Sydney is relatively small; Aboriginal people are virtually never seen in Victoria in particular.
  • Series / Cleverman The show was created by Ryan Griffen, who wanted to create an Aboriginal superhero for his son, and draws heavily from the mythology of the Indigenous Australians.
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