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synonyms for natives

  • citizen
  • inhabitant
  • national
  • aboriginal
  • aborigine
  • ancient
  • autochthon
  • dweller
  • indigene
  • local
  • home towner
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antonyms for natives

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  • alien
  • foreigner
  • immigrant
  • stranger
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How to use natives in a sentence

I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Columbus found the natives of San Salvador smoking after this manner.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He spoke clearly and slowly, well knowing that some among the natives would understand him.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Lionel Wafer in his travels upon the Isthmus of Darien in 1699 saw the plant growing and cultivated by the natives.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was generally lauded by Spaniards, whilst it filled all classes of natives with indignation.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Rich natives and Chinese lost large sums of money, the total of which cannot be ascertained.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The rebellion spread to their district, and many of the natives on and about the estate were eager to join in the movement.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The village was held by about 400 armed natives, who had killed one native and two European soldiers on the way.
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Then the friars call the natives Spaniards and the military officers own us as their sons and they dub us brave soldiers.
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WORDS RELATED TO NATIVES

  • citizenry
  • community
  • culture
  • denizens
  • dwellers
  • folk
  • natives
  • people
  • populace
  • public
  • residents
  • society
  • state
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