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adjective as in original, first in a place

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The day just gets more upsetting when we hear about aboriginal rights in Canada.

The cover story is about how over 1,000 aboriginal women have gone missing since 1980.

“At that time, Aboriginal people were only just granted citizenship,” Briggs tells the Daily Beast.

One Sapphire, Kay, falls for a black soldier, even as she struggles with her Aboriginal identity.

An all-girl Aboriginal quartet sings in war-torn Vietnam in ‘The Sapphires,’ out today.

MacRae's seat, stone-marker, and aboriginal spearhead; the three lined up like the sights of a modern rifle.

Your school years are ended, and a life of quiet, amid scenes of aboriginal romance, awaits you here.

On the whole, the new comers succeeded in making friends of the aboriginal race.

The aboriginal races include American Indians of the mainland and Caribs.

The aboriginal tribes of Australia are of a low-class black race, but generally peaceful and inoffensive in their habits.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aboriginal, such as: original, earliest, ancient, endemic, first, and native.

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