Example sentences for: aboriginal

How can you use “aboriginal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Outside these were the Untouchables, those of aboriginal descent.

  • It was at first thought that Cook and the naturalist Joseph Banks, who was at his side, had erred, either in their understanding or in their documentation, and it was later suggested that an Aboriginal informant had misunderstood the question and replied I don't know or something a little less polite.

  • This comes after suggestions of an indigenous boycott of the games were rejected, in part because several aboriginal athletes, such as track star Cathy Freeman, are medal contenders, and after the Olympic organizing committee "did a back flip" and decided to fly the indigenous flag at official venues.

  • Both of the last were used in the 1820s of land recognized as being occupied by an Aboriginal community, in contexts that acknowledge the existence of tribal boundaries.

  • Aboriginal etymologies are now mostly settled, the historical and geographical evidence of a word's early use being brought collectively to bear as in the case of kangaroo .

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