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Scheduled Tribe

[ skej-oold trahyb; British shedyoold ]
/ ˈskɛdʒ uld ˌtraɪb; British ˈʃɛd yuld /
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noun
(in India) the official name given to any of the Indigenous peoples or tribal communities who are outside the caste system: these disadvantaged groups are now protected by the government and offered special concessions.
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Origin of Scheduled Tribe

First recorded in 1955–60
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