Definition for Native

native, adj. [Fr. < L. 'produced by birth, innate, natural'.]

  1. Natural; innate; [fig.] mortal; temporal; earthly.
  2. Original; prototypic; archetypal; previous; earlier.
  3. Customary; familiar.
  4. Common; ordinary.
  5. Phrase. “native town”: birthplace; hometown; place of origin.
  6. Phrase. “Native Land”: homeland; [fig.] Zion; heaven; gathering of the Lord's lost sheep.

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