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Examples of indigenous in a Sentence
Viking invaders quickly subdued the indigenous population, known as the Picts. —Jared M. Diamond, Collapse, 2005
Unlike France, Italy relies on dozens of indigenous regional grape varieties for its prodigious range of wines. —Gerald Asher, Gourmet, September 2002
Though Gilded Age architecture was not indigenous to America, at least it was borrowed from belle epoque Europe, from which much of America's late-nineteenth-century culture evolved. —Robert D. Kaplan, An Empire Wilderness, 1988
There are several indigenous groups that still live in the area.
the culture of the indigenous people of that country
Recent Examples of indigenous from the Web
The final contingent to march on Constitution was an indigenous women's group, Indigenous Women Rise, that sang while marching before coming to a stop in front of the White House and giving prayer.
In many rural villages, farmers' desperation is so great that Roman Catholic saints have been brought out in processions and offerings have been made to the Pachamama, or Mother Earth of indigenous tradition, beseeching her for the rains to arrive.
New Zealand politician Marama Fox, the co-leader of the indigenous Maori Party, said most Disney heroes tended to look far more muscular than Maui.
Cars with bad fit-and-finish and outdated components have been displayed by indigenous Chinese auto makers at U.S. auto shows for years, but have never been made available for sale here.
Voyages, a company that promotes indigenous tourism in Australia, shepherded the project, along with the financial firm Investec, and Qantas Airlines, which flew the project’s thousands of fragile parts from the U.K. to the Outback.
Colonial records show that in some cases, such as land disputes, indigenous litigants would bring khipus to court and use them to explain or justify claims of land ownership, Mr. Chu said.
De Waal was traveling through the dry scrub of Darfur, studying indigenous reactions to the drought that gripped the region.
Slack-key guitar music, indigenous to Hawaii, has been around longer than the blues, and Makana, right, is considered the greatest living player.
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Synonym Discussion of indigenous
INDIGENOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indigenous for English Language Learners
: produced, living, or existing naturally in a particular region or environment
Medical Definition of indigenous
1: having originated in and being produced, growing, or living naturally in a particular region or environment a disease indigenous to the tropics colonization by small numbers of indigenous enteric bacteria—C. M. Kunin et al
2: being inborn or innate a type of behavior that is indigenous to human beings
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