tribe

Part of speech: adjective

TRIBAL.

Part of speech: noun

A division or class of people; group of plants or animals.

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Usage examples "tribe":

  1. Bertha's little tribe had all broken up.... - "The Twilight of the Souls", Louis Couperus.
  2. Another band of the same tribe were to conceal themselves in the neighborhood of the fort, when no general attack was going forward, in order to shoot down any soldier or trader who might chance to expose his person. - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada", Francis Parkman.
  3. He argued, however, that the members of her tribe could not be close at hand, since the merest instinct of self- preservation would lead them to assist one of their number rendered helpless by an accident, though, among these wild folk, an old woman might be regarded as of no account. - "His Unknown Wife", Louis Tracy.