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English definition of “tribe”

tribe

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /traɪb/ us  
B2 a group of people, often of related families, who live together, sharing the same language, culture, and history, especially those who do not live in towns or cities: a tribe of Amazonian Indians the Masai tribe informal a large family or other group that someone belongs to: We've invited Carol's sisters and brothers and their spouses and children - the whole Cassidy tribe.
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