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Definition of native-born in English:
Belonging to a particular place or country by birth: the island has a population of 56,000, 90 percent of whom are native-born Inuits
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- Together, they formed the trinity of nativeborn painters who pioneered the modern movement in New Zealand art.
- Native-born Luxembourgers are overwhelmingly Roman Catholic, as are most immigrants from Italy and Portugal.
- Most native-born Americans in 1920 had grown up in the country or in small towns.
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