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Along the way they visit a goldmine, a remote farm and a harvest festival by indigenous people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The park is also home to indigenous tribes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There will be no indigenous people except the seagulls. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There will be no indigenous population except seagulls. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Conflict between the indigenous people and settlers is inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The island is too far from anywhere to have had an indigenous population. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One thinks of those previously untouched indigenous tribes that manage to wipe themselves out in a generation after being introduced to booze. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What's missing from the indigenous culture? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Stunning Canadian landscapes and scenes of a disappeared indigenous culture. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But large numbers of new people don't necessarily wipe out indigenous culture. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The resulting portraits are an extensive, evocative and important record of indigenous peoples. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One non-negotiable condition was the removal of the indigenous population of the island. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I always try to taste the indigenous culture. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In any other country, such an indigenous tribe would be awarded huge grants to preserve its unique culture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The problem with migrants is not their inability, but their ability relative to some of the indigenous population. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Prior to that the Scots were just another indigenous tribe that shared this island with all of the other tribes. The Sun (2014)They forget that it all means more indigenous people are put out of jobs - the very poorest of our people. The Sun (2012)In cases of intervention, credibility with the indigenous people involves securing their acceptance of the means and goals of our action. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)The English attempt to destroy the indigenous culture of Ireland was wholehearted and brutal. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)They wrote that'there will be no indigenous population except seagulls '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is the responsibility of the church in each place to affirm the meaning and value of a people, especially where indigenous cultures face extinction. Christianity Today (2000)He said: 'In some areas it looks sometimes from the outside that migrants appear to be getting things the indigenous population is not. The Sun (2006)
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British English: indigenous ADJECTIVE
Indigenous people or things belong to the country in which they are found.
...the country's indigenous population.
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