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1. The people of one's own tribe.
2. An aboriginal people living in tribes: the tribespeople of the Kalahari Desert.


pl n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol members of a tribe; people living a tribal lifestyle


(ˈtraɪbzˌpi pəl)
the members of a tribe.


[ˈtraɪbzpiːpəl] npl (= members of a tribe) → membres mpl de la (or d'une) tribu (= people living a tribal lifestyle) → tribus fpl
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Then the sounds died down, and the rocks no longer thundered past, and he saw his tribespeople creeping close and closer, spearing the wounded as they came.
But he resolutely held the door of his tepee, inside which he had placed the culprit, and refused to permit the vengeance for which his tribespeople clamoured.
If such were the case, it was a state of mind he could not tolerate in any of his tribespeople. But whatever was the motive, guarding as he always did against the unknown, he thought it well to discipline his priest and demonstrate once again whose word was the last word in Somo.
The main issue pertains to Maoism, a euphemism in the current Indian context for the poorest tribespeople defending their land from corporate encroachment.
ISLAMABAD -- Tribespeople of Pakistan's northern borderlands have been rid of the century-old draconian law, Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), as President Mamnoon Hussain signed the new set of rules for the region - FATA Interim Governance Regulation, 2018.
Talking about the government's plan to merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Nawaz said the tribespeople should get their rights.
Pointing out that the blasts caused by landmines in Fata had taken scores of precious lives, Asfandyar Wali demanded removal of the mines to ensure safety of the tribespeople.
And this leftover ordinance is now killing and maiming the tribespeople who have returned after years of displacement to rebuild their battered region.
He said his confidence and bravery saw him representing Batswana on various capacities, and not only his tribespeople.
The NTCA should reverse its policy quickly, for the sake of the tiger, the tribespeople, and the country's tourism industry," Corry added.
In this first episode he gets to dive with whale sharks, meet Aboriginal tribespeople and visit forests older than the dinosaurs.
In a statement, Sheridan thanked Arapaho and Shoshone tribespeople for welcoming him during filming.