(bĭ-lông′ər, -lŏng′-)
n. Caribbean
A native-born island resident or a person who has been granted the status of a native-born resident: "Resentment for what many Belongers consider Britain's parsimonious attitude has rekindled a 13-year-old debate" (Maclean's).
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(Peoples) a native-born Caribbean person
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Other charges range from avoidance of customs duties to handing out 'Belonger status' citizenships to entitle foreigners to purchase Crown land.
On still another project, Liberty Mutual had to pay the BW subcontractor Belonger Corporation, a mechanical and plumbing firm, $52,000 for claims stemming from a job at Milwaukee's VA Medical Center.
He wasn't particularly religious describing himself as 'more belonger than believer.'.
The politician is estimated to be worth AaAaAeAe[pounds sterling]1.32 billion along with bei the belonger of the  Turks and Caicos Islands.
Third, I entertain the possibility that Black Elk had an authentic multiple religious identity (belonger and/or participant) and argue that non-Native Christians should welcome the possibility; that is, if Christianity is understood as an open and dynamic religion in the way that many Native traditions are, then Christians should confidently seek new expressions of the divine in the manner Black Elk allegedly did.
Belonger perceptions of tourism and its impacts in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The former chief justice found that Hanchell knew that the land was worth significantly more than he was paying for it, even taking into account a Belonger discount, because he had commissioned private third party valuations to value the land;
As a consequence, there were allegations of wide-spread corruption and improper practise in several areas of government responsibility, including in planning and development, with inadequate controls and conflicts of interest; immigration, with the abuse of Belonger status; land deals, particularly the improper use and disposal of Crown Land (which was investigated in a separate Commission of Inquiry headed by Blom-Cooper in 1987 [Report of the Commissioner 1987]); and the rental of property by government to its employees (Report of the Commissioner 1986, 83-88).
Each family, tribe and so on distinguishes friend from foe, belonger or non-belonger, by what he says and how he says it.
Finally, in the eighth chapter, Campbell identifies the trends and consequences of these progressions in the use and adaptation of new media by religious groups, not the least of which is how people view the idea of religious authority as it has been traditionally defined offline, and how traditional religions will cope with the behaviors based on new conceptions of belonger groups and loyalty, as changed by online communities.
He holds dual British and Belizean nationality, and is a "Belonger" of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Belonger Christopher J & Anita M to Morrison Danielle M; 1339 Roundup Dr, Eugene, 97401; $204,000.