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 Meanings and Examples of NATIVE
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native
 a.  being as origin; as found in nature in the elemental form
Classic Sentence: (135 in 10 pages)
1  The stranger, a native of Savannah, had just returned after twelve years in the inland country.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Their power was nominal but they had at least been able to keep the state government in the hands of native Georgians.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
3  They were good people and they needed only a short acquaintance with Carpetbaggers and Carpetbag rule to become as resentful of them as the native Georgians were.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  But she had not been ten minutes on her native shore before she realized that she had delayed too long to regain it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
5  From the Gormers' tumultuous progress across their native continent, she returned with an altered view of her situation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
6  She discovered that, despite the enthusiastic young writers, the drama was not half so native and close to the soil as motor cars and telephones.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  Queequeg was a native of Rokovoko, an island far away to the West and South.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
8  I wonder, thought I, if this can possibly be a part of his Ramadan; do they fast on their hams that way in his native island.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
9  The chief mate of the Pequod was Starbuck, a native of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
10  He was a native of Cape Cod; and hence, according to local usage, was called a Cape-Cod-man.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
11  The third mate was Flask, a native of Tisbury, in Martha's Vineyard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
12  In his youth Daggoo had voluntarily shipped on board of a whaler, lying in a lonely bay on his native coast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
13  The same, I say, because in all these cases the native American liberally provides the brains, the rest of the world as generously supplying the muscles.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
14  Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
15  I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
Example Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  If, indeed, such salvation be possible, for this girl, this child, the native of a Christian land, worse than many a little heathen who says its prayers to Brahma and kneels before Juggernaut.
2  In the small town, the native north American sugar maple can be seen everywhere.
3  Sometimes known as Europe's tiger, the continent's only native wild cat does roam Spain, Portugal and southern France.
4  The Dutch woman's drab winter coat contrasted with the distinctive, colorful native costume she wore beneath it.
5  After his sojourn in Florida, he began to long for the colder climate of his native New England home.
6  Fish ladders had to be built in the dams to assist the salmon returning to spawn in their native streams.
7  A native of Brazil, Bella considers herself a kind of emissary from the Brazilian community.
8  Hummingbird is small bird in the family Trochilidae, native only to the Americas.
9  Today, by comparison, they are increasingly a blend of native broadleaf species, such as larch, oak, willow and ash, with neat rows of Douglas firs and Sitka spruces.
10  She plans to sell this native cherry seedling online.
11  Chinese is my native language.
12  A maid or nurse native to India.
13  Nearly all of our native birds are migratory, that is they go south for the winter.
14  You can't grow plants native to the semiarid Middle East in Florida.
15  This is the world's largest hornet and a native of East Asia.