What is another word for Natives?

Pronunciation: [nˈe͡ɪtɪvz] (IPA)

The term "natives" can have a negative connotation due to its association with colonization and racism. As such, there are many synonyms that can be used to avoid potential offense. One option is to use the term "indigenous people" or "aboriginals", which refers to the original inhabitants of a place. Other options include "locals", "inhabitants", "residents", and "citizens". These terms are more inclusive and do not carry the same historical baggage as "natives". It is important to choose language carefully and be mindful of the impact that words can have on individuals and communities.

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Usage examples for Natives

However hard these reflections may seem, they are fully sustained by the history of the country, and are frankly admitted to be true by intelligent Natives of Warsaw to-day.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
They might encounter negroes, either refugees from the banks of the White Nile or Natives.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
According to my plans, a large party of picked Natives would accompany me to land's end and somewhat beyond on the Polar sea when I started for my dash in the coming spring.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Natives

  • Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
    Mary Ellen Kelly
  • You will therefore send me none but Natives, and Men of some property, if you have them.
    George Washington
  • Africa, amongst the continents, will teach it to you: that God and the Devil are one, the majesty coeternal, not two uncreated but one uncreated, and the Natives neither confounded the persons nor divided the substance.
    Karen Blixen
  • White people, who for a long time live alone with Natives, get into the habit of saying what they mean, because they have no reason or opportunity for dissimulation, and when they meet again their conversation keeps the Native tone.
    Karen Blixen

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