aborigine aborigine  /ˌæ bə ˈrɪ dʒə ni/


  1. (n) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
  2. (n) a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived


  1. No word of his presence has filtered down from the aborigine villages of the highlands.
  2. The house is the family home of Evonne Goolagong, 19, a shy, attractive aborigine; the trophies are for tennis, and there are unquestionably more to come.
  3. All the time I was there, I never saw a fat aborigine.


  • History Lesson

    Looking to create local jobs for aborigines, a pastor builds a cultural attraction, teaching Taiwan all about the island's first inhabitants.
    on October 29, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "For years, Australia's government refused to apologise to Aborigine for past wrongs done to them - most notably, the systematic removal of children from their parents," wrote Blanchett, who was chosen by Mr Rudd for a lead role in last month's...
    on Dec 18, 2005 By: Cate Blanchett Source: Ninemsn

  2. "This is ours, long before Angel arrived there," Chávez said on his weekly television show, in front of a painted mural of the falls and surrounding wilderness. "This is indigenous property, ours, aborigine."
    on Dec 21, 2009 By: Hugo Chávez Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Yes I am Australian first and am proud of my Aborigine background, but I live in America for quite some time," said Peden, who claimed his IBF crown with an eighth-round TKO of Nate Campbell in February. "I feel like I'm fighting for America...
    on Sep 16, 2005 By: Robbie Peden Source: SI.com

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