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synonyms for tribes

  • association
  • caste
  • clan
  • people
  • society
  • blood
  • class
  • division
  • dynasty
  • horde
  • house
  • ilk
  • kin
  • kind
  • kindred
  • lineage
  • race
  • seed
  • sort
  • stock
  • type
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How to use tribes in a sentence

He acknowledged him in his blessings, and gave him an inheritance, and divided him his portion in twelve tribes.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Nicholson and John Lawrence were there; could they hold those warrior-tribes in subjection, or, better still, in leash?
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Philippines are shared by many tribes, all belonging to the same brown race.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Some of the tribes inhabiting the district of the lower Amazon indulge in snuff-taking.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The remaining four tribes appear already to be united in firm friendship and intimacy with them.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
What New France is, the nature of the country, what tribes inhabit it, and their customs.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Ballinasloe station is on the main line to Galway, 34 miles distant from the “City of the Tribes.”
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Champlain limits this appellation to the tribes that dwell upon the Ottawa.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Among some tribes it forms an important article of trade, and serves the purpose of money or its representative.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
From the ten tribes in captivity in the east went forth missionaries to India, and China, and to other nations around them.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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