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tribe

n. a group of friends or relatives. When are you and your tribe going to come for a visit?
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Looking over an ancient map, it was ascertained that a tribe of Indians, called "Les Horicans" by the French, existed in the neighborhood of this beautiful sheet of water.
The little power you might have once possessed over the tribe of unrealities is gone You have bartered it for a pittance of the public gold.
They shook their heads, raised their tails, and rushed up and down a hill, and I perceived by their horns, as well as by their activity, their relation to the deer tribe.
Before the Zulus were a people--for I will begin at the beginning--I was born of the Langeni tribe.
He told how, long since in Palestine, a deadly feud arose between the tribe of Benjamin and the rest of the Israelitish nation; and how they cut to pieces wellnigh all the chivalry of that tribe; and how they swore by our blessed Lady, that they would not permit those who remained to marry in their lineage; and how they became grieved for their vow, and sent to consult his holiness the Pope how they might be absolved from it; and how, by the advice of the Holy Father, the youth of the tribe of Benjamin carried off from a superb tournament all the ladies who were there present, and thus won them wives without the consent either of their brides or their brides' families.
Once upon a time there were a man and his wife who lived in the forest, very far from the rest of the tribe.
As the natives gradually disappeared from the country of the Mohegans, some scattering families sought a refuge around the council-fire of the mother tribe, or the Delawares.
Immediately within this cape is a wide, open bay, terminating at Chinook Point, so called from a neighboring tribe of Indians.
Had they known that the child had seen thirteen moons before it had come into Kala's possession they would have considered its case as absolutely hopeless, for the little apes of their own tribe were as far advanced in two or three moons as was this little stranger after twenty-five.
He shall be no naked beast of the jungle, but shall wear a loincloth and copper anklets, and, perchance, a ring in his nose, for he is to be reared by men--a tribe of savage cannibals.
Here again was a new type of man--a higher type than the primitive tribe I had just quitted.
His keen ears followed every movement of the advancing tribe.
He did not know how old he was himself, although he did know that no person in his tribe had been alive when he was a young boy in the village.
While all the time, day and night, the eyes of the tribe watched from the top of the divide.
In this strait they sent a Deputation to a neighbouring tribe to consult the Oldest and Wisest Ape in All the World.