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The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
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  1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
  2. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
  3. Companionship; company:
(Anthropology, dated) A former kinship division consisting of two or more distinct clans with separate identities but considered to be a single unit.
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  1. (Anthropology, dated) A former kinship division consisting of two or more distinct clans with separate identities but considered to be a single unit.
  2. A kinship group constituting an intermediate division in the primitive structure of the Hellenic tribe or phyle, consisting of several patrilinear clans, and surviving in classical times as a territorial subdivision in the political and military organization of the Athenian state.
  3. Any of the similar units, as a group of clans, of a primitive tribe
A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
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  1. A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
  2. An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain
  3. (Informal) family
A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
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  1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
  2. People in the same line of descent; lineage:
  3. A group of individuals derived from a common stock:
(Zool.) Any of the offspring of the same parents in relation to one another
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  1. (Zool.) Any of the offspring of the same parents in relation to one another
  2. (Anthropology) A kinship group consisting of two or more lineages considered as being related, as by common descent from a mythic ancestor.
  3. A person's relatives considered as a group; kinfolk.
A clan or subdivision of a clan, as in ancient Ireland and Scotland
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  1. A clan or subdivision of a clan, as in ancient Ireland and Scotland
  2. Any similar group based on supposed descent from a common ancestor
  3. A division of a family, especially a division of a clan.
One of the townships of ancient Attica.
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  1. One of the townships of ancient Attica.
  2. (Ecology) A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.
  3. A small, locally interbreeding group of organisms within a larger population. Demes are isolated reproductively from other members of their species, although the isolation may only be partial and is not necessarily permanent. Because they share a somewhat restricted gene pool, members of a deme generally differ morphologically to some degree from members of other demes.
A large group or crowd; a swarm:
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  1. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
  2. A nomadic tribe or clan of Mongols
  3. Any wandering tribe or group
The period during which such a group meets:
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  1. The period during which such a group meets:
  2. The division of society into ranks or castes
  3. A meeting of such a group
A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association. A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association.
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  1. A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association. A group of individuals meeting or associated for fellowship or a common purpose. See also freedom of association.
  2. An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.
  3. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
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  1. A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
  2. An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain
  3. (Informal) family
A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
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  1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
  2. People in the same line of descent; lineage:
  3. A group of individuals derived from a common stock:
A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit:
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  1. A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit:
  2. A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something:
  3. A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family:
A person's relatives; kinfolk.
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  1. A person's relatives; kinfolk.
  2. A group of related persons, as a clan or tribe.
  3. Family or relatives; kin; kinfolk
The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
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  1. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
  2. The overview or totality of the marriage and blood relationships within a family, including the ancestors and descendants of a particular individual. The overview or totality of the marriage and blood relationships within a family, including the ancestors and descendants of a particular individual.
  3. Ancestry; family; stock
A group of related families of languages.
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  1. A group of related families of languages.
  2. Any of a number of plants of the crucifer family, as evening stock (Mathiola bicornis), or Virginian stock (Malcomia maritima)
  3. The original progenitor of a family line.
Find another word for tribe. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tribe, like: primitive group, ethnic-group, society, phratry, clan, totemic unit, family, sib, sept, deme and horde.