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natives

noun
plural of native

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1 a usually longtime resident of a locality
  • the natives seem to resent the summer tourists even though they depend upon them for their livelihood

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2 a member of the first people to inhabit a region
  • the anthropologist spent two years living among the island's natives and observing and documenting their customs and traditions

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“Natives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/natives. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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