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aborigines


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aborigines  \Ab`o*rig"i*nes\  (-r[i^]j"[i^]*n[=e]z),  n.  pl  [L. 
  Aborigines;  ab  +  origo  especially  the  first  inhabitants  of 
  Latium,  those  who  originally  (ab  origine)  inhabited  Latium  or 
  Italy.  See  {Origin}.] 
  1.  The  earliest  known  inhabitants  of  a  country;  native  races. 
 
  2.  The  original  fauna  and  flora  of  a  geographical  area 




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