What does the word tribe mean?

Usage examples for tribe

  1. For some time past I had heard rumours of an extraordinary tribe of Negritos who lived further back in the mountains, and were named Buquils, and whose women were reported to have beards. – Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines by H. Wilfrid Walker
  2. Here, a peaceful tribe of fishermen and shepherds, in an almost- forgotten corner of Europe, which with difficulty they had rescued from the ocean; the sea their profession, and at once their wealth and their plague; poverty with freedom their highest blessing, their glory, their virtue. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  3. The Witenagemot, undoubtedly, was originally a universal assembly of the tribe in question. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson

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