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Definition 1: a social division of (usually preliterate) people - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for tribe in the sense of this definition

(tribe is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of tribe ) a tribe of ancient Athenians

(tribe is a member of ...) one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe

Definition 2: a federation (as of American Indians) - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for tribe in the sense of this definition

(tribe is a kind of ...) a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)

"the Shawnee nation"

(tribe is a member of ...) 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"

(tribe is a member of ...) a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

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

(tribe belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 3: group of people related by blood or marriage - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for tribe in the sense of this definition

(tribe is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of tribe ) twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob

(... is a kind of tribe ) a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object

(... is a kind of tribe ) successive generations of kin

(... is a kind of tribe ) your parents

"he wrote to his folks every day"

(... is a kind of tribe ) primary social group; parents and children

"he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"

(... is a kind of tribe ) (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

"she invited the whole mishpocha"

(tribe is a member of ...) a person related by blood or marriage

"police are searching for relatives of the deceased" "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

(tribe is a member of ...) a member of a clan

(tribe is a member of ...) someone who lives in a tribe

Definition 4: (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily - [noun denoting group]

(tribe is a kind of ...) animal or plant group having natural relations

(... is a kind of tribe ) term not used technically; essentially coextensive with genus Bos

(... is a kind of tribe ) bamboos

(... is a member of tribe) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

"sharks belong to the fish family"

(tribe belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

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