tribe

  • 1 Tribe — Tribe, n. [L. tribus, originally, a third part of the Roman people, afterwards, a division of the people, a tribe; of uncertain origin: cf. F. tribu.] [1913 Webster] 1. A family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same progenitor …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 tribe — 1. Tribe is used without difficulty when the reference is historical • (Balbindor was a coastal Malay of the Iban tribe Brian Aldiss, 1993) and some ancient societies had constitutional divisions normally translated by the term tribe (e.g. Athens …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 tribe — [traıb] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Latin; Origin: tribus group within the Roman people, tribe ] 1.) a social group consisting of people of the same ↑race who have the same beliefs, customs, language etc, and usually live in one particular area ruled… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 Tribe — CD de Queensrÿche Publicación 22 de julio, 2003 Grabación 2003 Género(s) Metal progresivo Duración 41:37 …

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  • 5 tribe — [ traıb ] noun count ** 1. ) a large group of related families who live in the same area and share a common language, religion, and customs: Native American tribes the Makah tribe 2. ) HUMOROUS a very large family: Do we have room for the whole… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 tribe — [trīb] n. [ME trybe < L tribus, one of the three groups into which Romans were orig. divided, tribe < tri (see TRI ) + IE * bhū < base * bheu , to grow, flourish > BE] 1. esp. among preliterate peoples, a group of persons, families,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Tribe — Tribe, v. t. To distribute into tribes or classes. [R.] [1913 Webster] Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. Abp. Nicolson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Tribe 8 — ist ein im Jahre 1998 erschienenes Pen Paper Rollenspiel Verlages Dream Pod 9, der bereits durch die Publizierung des Tabletopsystems Heavy Gear auf sich aufmerksam machte. 2003 erschien eine zweite Edition, außerdem gab es einige… …

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  • 9 tribe — tribe, tribalism This term usually denotes a social group bound together by kin and duty and associated with a particular territory. Members of the tribe share the social cohesion associated with the family, together with the sense of political… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 10 tribe — mid 13c., one of the twelve divisions of the ancient Hebrews, from O.Fr. tribu, from L. tribus one of the three political/ethnic divisions of the original Roman state (Tites, Ramnes, and Luceres, corresponding, perhaps, to the Latins, Sabines,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 tribe — tribe·less; tribe·let; …

    English syllables

  • 12 tribe — ► NOUN 1) a social division in a traditional society consisting of linked families or communities with a common culture and dialect. 2) derogatory a distinctive close knit social or political group. 3) (tribes) informal large numbers of people.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 tribe — tribe. См. триба. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 14 tribe — index affinity (family ties), assemblage, band, blood, family (common ancestry), house, origin (ancestry …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 -tribe — ⇒ TRIBE, élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « broyer », entrant dans la constr. de qq. termes méd. vieillis; les mots constr. sont des subst. masc. V. céphalotribe (s.v. céphal(a) ) et aussi: angiotribe , subst. Pince à mors qui était utilisée en… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 16 Tribe — Nom occitan. C est un toponyme désignant une bifurcation (latin trivium = trois routes) …

    Noms de famille

  • 17 tribe — [n] ethnic group; family association, blood, caste, clan, class, division, dynasty, horde, house, ilk, kin, kind, kindred, lineage, people, race, seed, society, sort, stock, type; concepts 296,380,421 …

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  • 18 Tribe 8 — This article is about the San Francisco based lesbian punk band Tribe 8. See Tribe 8 (role playing game) for Dream Pod 9 s post apocalyptic fantasy role playing game. Tribe 8 was an all women outspoken dyke punk band from San Francisco,… …

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  • 19 tribe — n. 1) to lead a tribe 2) a native; nomadic, wandering; primitive tribe 3) (misc.) to belong to a tribe; a member of a tribe * * * [traɪb] a member of a tribe nomadic primitive tribe wandering (misc.) to belong to a tribe a native to lead a tribe …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 Tribe — A tribe, viewed historically or developmentally, consists of a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states. Many anthropologists use the term to refer to societies organized largely on the basis of kinship, especially… …

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