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Native Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a person who was born in a particular place; an indigenous person
  • belonging to one by birth; "my native land"; "one''s native language"
  • being such by origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"
  • being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
  • normally existing at birth; "mankind''s connatural sense of the good"
  • as found in nature in the elemental form; "native copper"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a person who was born in a particular place; an indigenous person

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Native'


  • Native: ties to a particular territory Native (band), a French R&B band Native (album), a 2013 album by OneRepublic Native (computing), software or data formats
  • Native plant: Native plant is a term to describe plants endemic (indigenous) or naturalized to a given area in geologic time. This includes plants that have developed
  • Native Americans in the United States: "Native American" and "American Indian" redirect here. For other indigenous peoples of the Americas, see Indigenous peoples of the Americas. For Americans
  • NATV Native American Television: NATV: Native American Television is an organization in the United States, providing news, education, and entertainment content to the Native American community
  • Bengal Native Infantry: The Bengal Native Infantry was part of the organisation of the East India Company's Bengal Army before the Indian rebellion of 1857. The infantry regiments
  • Alaska native corporation: The Alaska Native Regional Corporations (Alaska Native Corporations or ANCSA Corporations) were established in 1971 when the United States Congress passed

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* There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain

* Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof. - Thomas Fuller

* The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent. - Smiley Blanton


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