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 Meanings and Examples of INDIGENOUS
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indigenous
 a.  native; originating where it is found
Classic Sentence:
1  Rows of chairs, deck chairs, gilt chairs, hired cane chairs, and indigenous garden seats had been drawn up on the terrace.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
2  The old lady, the indigenous, the prehistoric, was being wheeled away by a footman.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
3  Strictly this word is not indigenous to the whale's vocabulary.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
Example Sentence:
1  But rarely was the music they played anchored in indigenous sounds of their homelands, as the groups eagerly explored musical hybrids.
2  He was accused by Speight of dismantling the rights of the indigenous majority at the expense of the Indo-Fijian minority.
3  Migrants applying for Australian citizenship will have to know about the traditions of indigenous people and the colors of the nation's flag in tests.
4  The government wants to promote faiths that it views as indigenous, including Buddhism and Taoism, and to tamp down on those seen as foreign and money-grubbing.
5  So indigenous people around the world don't have a magic bullet for stopping back pain. They've just got beefy abdominal muscles, and their lifestyle helps to keep them that way, even as they age.
6  Each country has its own indigenous cultural tradition.