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[nik-uh-bahr-eez, ‐ees, ‐bah-reez, ‐rees]
noun, plural Nic·o·bar·ese.
  1. a member of a people or group of peoples inhabiting the Nicobar Islands.
  2. the group of Austroasiatic languages spoken by the Nicobarese.
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Origin of Nicobarese

First recorded in 1870–75
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Historical Examples of nicobarese

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

    Evolution in Art

    Alfred C. Haddon

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

  • The Nicobarese have not always been given a good character by their acquaintances.

  • As to the component parts of the Nicobarese, various suggestions have been made.

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