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Definition of "intertribal" [intertribal]

  • Existing or occurring between tribes. (adjective)

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 "intertribal" in a sentence
  • "Often what appears to be a two-way conflict between the government and an insurgency is better described as intertribal rivalry."
  • "But lawyers and police say the practice remains common in urban and rural areas, where such settlements can forestall or end lasting intertribal battles."
  • "Recently, Papua New Guinea restored IRV to mitigate tribal fractionalization and promote intertribal conciliation."