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aborigines

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The indigenous inhabitants of a colonized country. They often have high incidence and prevalence rates of multiple social and health problems and reduced life expectancy when their habitat,...

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aborigines

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 40 words.

XVI (sg. aborigine XIX). — L. aborīginēs pl. the first inhabitants of Latium and Italy; usu. expl. as f. ab

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aborigines

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 32 words.

[Ge]

Derived from the Latin aborigine, extended to mean the original inhabitants of a country. When used as a

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Aborigine

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 27 words.

noun (also aborigine) (in older use) a Māori. 1866 angas Polynesia In New Zealand there exists a frugivorous native

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Aborigine

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 129 words.

An original inhabitant of Australia. The Aborigines comprise several physically distinct groups of dark‐skinned hunter‐gatherers who arrived in prehistoric times

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aborigine

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

as a singular noun, is a back-formation from the plural aborigines (L. ab origine “from the beginning”). Traditionally, the word

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aborigine

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 61 words.

[M19th]

This is a shortening of the 16th-century plural aborigines ‘original inhabitants’, which in classical times referred to the early

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Aborigine

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

An original inhabitant of Australia. The Aborigines comprise several physically distinct groups of dark‐skinned hunter‐gatherers who arrived in prehistoric times and brought with them the...

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Aborigine

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 123 words.

An original inhabitant of Australia. The Aborigines comprise several physically distinct groups of dark‐skinned hunter‐gatherers who arrived in prehistoric times and brought with them the...

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Protector of Aborigines

in Dictionary Plus Society and Culture

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture. 91 words.

The British Parliament established the position of Protectors of Aborigines for the Australian colonies in 1838/9. They were required

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aborigines

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The indigenous inhabitants of a colonized country. They often have high incidence and prevalence rates of multiple social and health problems and reduced life expectancy when their habitat,...

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Aborigines

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 4 words.

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Aborigines

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 4 words.

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Aborigines

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 4 words.

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aborigine

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 44 words.

A member of an indigenous people existing in a land before invasion or colonization from outside. For Canadian aboriginal peoples,

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aborigine

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 44 words.

A member of an indigenous people existing in a land before invasion or colonization from outside. For Canadian aboriginal peoples,

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aborigines

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 79 words.

The indigenous inhabitants of a colonized country. They often have high incidence and prevalence rates of multiple social and health

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aborigines

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 87 words.

The indigenous inhabitants of a colonized country. They often have high incidence and prevalence rates of multiple social and health

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aborigines

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 115 words.

This Latinate word has been applied since the 16c to the original inhabitants of a country ab origine (from the

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aborigine

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

blini, cine, Finney, finny, Ginny, guinea, hinny, mini, Minnie, ninny, pinny, Pliny, shinny, skinny, spinney, tinny, whinny •

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aborigine

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

blini, cine, Finney, finny, Ginny, guinea, hinny, mini, Minnie, ninny, pinny, Pliny, shinny, skinny, spinney, tinny, whinny •

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