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adjective uk   /ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.nəs/ us  
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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