Origin of aborigine
Examples from the Web for aborigines
Historical Examples of aborigines
Besides, there was a great deal in their novelty as aborigines.'
In the interval since our first visit, the aborigines have had no communication with the civilized world.Rubber
Edith A. Browne
The aborigines, consisting of different tribes, talk different dialects.Peeps Into China
E. C. Phillips
Both these authors prefer the term “Ges” to that of Tapuyas, by which the aborigines in question are known to the Brazilians.The Races of Man
During this voyage they entered the country of the Guatos Indians, one of the most interesting tribes of the American aborigines.The Progress of Ethnology
John Russell Bartlett
Word Origin for aborigine
1858, mistaken singular of aborigines (1540s; the correct singular is aboriginal), from Latin Aborigines "the first ancestors of the Romans; the first inhabitants" (especially of Latium), possibly a tribal name, or from ab origine, literally "from the beginning." Extended 1789 to natives of other countries which Europeans have colonized. Australian slang shortening Abo attested from 1922.