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[nik-uh-bahr-eez, ‐ees, ‐bah-reez, ‐rees] /ˌnɪk əˈbɑr iz, ‐is, ‐bɑˈriz, ‐ˈris/
noun, plural Nicobarese.
a member of a people or group of peoples inhabiting the Nicobar Islands.
the group of Austroasiatic languages spoken by the Nicobarese.
Origin of Nicobarese
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Concerning the Shom Peṅ, we heard that though resembling the Nicobarese in appearance, they use a different language.

  • It consists of feasting, dancing, and singing, as do most of the Nicobarese observances.

  • When this work is done, the Nicobarese are employed in erecting huts, to serve the traders as bazaars.

  • In the same way the Nicobarese, according to Man, can distinguish a member of each of the six tribes of the archipelago by smell.

  • They are monogamous, and, unlike the Nicobarese, marry for life.

  • This man was perhaps, on the whole, the best specimen physically of a Nicobarese that we came across.

  • This is done by the Nicobarese, Pueblo Indians, and other peoples.

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  • He told us, however, that they are similar in appearance to the Nicobarese, but wear garments of rattan and bark only.

  • Suicide is not recognised as an institution of Nicobarese life, but cases of it do occur somewhat occasionally.

  • He was nursed and buried by the Nicobarese, who would not allow the Indian servants to approach him.

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