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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: Native may refer to: People : Jus soli , a citizen by right of birth in the territory of a state. Indigenous peoples , peoples with a set of ...
  • Native Americans in the United States: Native Americans within the boundaries of the present-day United States (including indigenous peoples of Alaska and Hawaii ) are ...
  • Native plant: Native plant is a term to describe plants endemic (indigenous ) or naturalized to a given area in geologic time . This includes plants ...
  • Native Hawaiians: Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian : kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) refers to the indigenous Polynesia n people of the Hawaiian ...
  • Alaska Natives: Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska , United States: Iñupiat , Yupik , Aleut , Eyak , Tlingit , Haida , Tsimshian , and a ...

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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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