a person born in a particular place: The delegation from Iowa nominated a native son.
Why Capitalization Matters When You Write Native AmericanThe definition of "Native American" is a lot more complicated than the genetics chart you get from your standard DNA testing center. Let's start with the capitalization issue.
Origin of native son
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Definition for native son (2 of 2)
a novel (1940) by Richard Wright.
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Culture definitions for native son
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