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Definition 1: any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for native american in the sense of this definition

(native american is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(native american is a kind of ...) (formal) any non-European non-white person

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)

(... is a kind of native american ) (slang) offensive term for Native Americans

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians living in southern Alaska

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of one of the peoples in British Columbia and Washington who speak the Wakashan language

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a native Indian group in South America

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch

(... is a kind of native american ) a married male American Indian

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of any of the peoples formerly living in southeastern United States and speaking Muskhogean languages

(... is a kind of native american ) any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast

(... is a kind of native american ) a Native American who lived in what is now southern Colorado and Utah and northern Arizona and New Mexico and who built cliff dwellings

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy

"Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of an early Mesoamerican civilization centered around Veracruz that flourished between 1300 and 400 BC

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a large tribe of Mesoamericans living in southern Mexico whose civilization flourished around 300 to 900

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Mississippi

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of an Amerindian people living in northern Idaho around Coeur d'Alene Lake

(... is a kind of native american ) any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska

(... is a kind of native american ) a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages

(... is a kind of native american ) derogatory terms for an American Indian woman

(native american is the domain which ... is member of) a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)

Definition 2: of or pertaining to Native Americans or their culture or languages - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where native american or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Native American religions
  • Indian arrowheads

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