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intertribal Syllabification: in·ter·trib·al
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈtrīb(ə)l/

Definition of intertribal in English:


1Existing or occurring between different tribes: intertribal conflict
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  • When I started as governor, Gaul tribes had begun a dangerous practice of requesting German help with their intertribal conflicts.
  • Without Western support, such countries as Somalia and Zaire descended into chaos and intertribal conflict, often with horrendous loss of life.
  • Competition in trading led to intertribal conflict.
1.1Involving members of more than one tribe: an intertribal group
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  • For this reason, Luo intertribal marriage is most likely to occur with members from neighboring Baluya societies, which are Bantu.
  • In this way, each of the tribes offered its own training specialty through an intertribal network of smoke-signal creators.
  • Dance will be a major part of the powwow, with several rounds of exhibition and intertribal dancing - and lots of audience participation - on both days.

Words that rhyme with intertribal

Bible, libel, scribal, tribal

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