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Definition of "indigene" [in•di•gene]

  • Variant of indigen. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indigene" in a sentence
  • "And again, if I vote I'd like at least a choice between commie and non-commie; euro and non-euro; immigrant and indigene ...."
  • "Mr. SHAMAKI GAD PETER (Jos Director, League for Human Rights): (Through translator) People say that look, I've invested so much in this land, you need to identify me as an indigene of this place."
  • "Although an estimate of the Han population specifically in early Yunnan is impossible, the presence of the Chinese was often recorded in textual sources, since in keeping with Confucian moral principles, imperial authors and editors clearly distinguished the indigene (yi) from the Chinese (min) .9"