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autochthonous Saltos de línea: au¦toch|thon|ous
Pronunciación: /ɔːˈtɒkθənəs/

Definición de autochthonous en inglés:


1(Of an inhabitant of a place) indigenous rather than descended from migrants or colonists.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • However, on his creative path around the north of the island he discovered several autochthonous beings already in residence.
  • For some citizens, deeply embedded assumptions about hierarchies of ‘spiritual belonging’ to land give priority to those individuals who can make the strongest claims to autochthonous status.
  • In mythic accounts, the relationship between the autochthonous and the stranger is always a matter of context.
1.1 Geology (Of a deposit or formation) formed in its present position. Often contrasted with allochthonous.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is generally agreed that the autochthonous sedimentary sequences were deposited in the northern margin of Gondwana.
  • This has led to debate on whether this basement complex is allochthonous or autochthonous.
  • In contrast to siliciclastic deposits, they are normally deposited close to their site of formation within the basin of deposition; that is they are autochthonous, and are rarely transported great distances from their site of origin.
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