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English definition of “indigenous”

indigenous

adjective     /ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.nəs/
naturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another place : Are there any species of frog indigenous to the area ? So who are the indigenous people of this land ?Race and ethnicityRacial issues
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