Definition of black tracker in English:

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black tracker

noun

Australian
An Aborigine employed to help find people lost or hiding in the bush.
Example sentences
  • Sometimes called Black Police, they were corps of Aborigines, as distinct from the individual black trackers employed by the colonial police forces.
  • Sometime later, against her husband's wishes, the mother seeks the assistance of the black tracker and those two set out to find the child.
  • The racist father is confronted by his attitudes when the black tracker assists the hunt.

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