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indigenous  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ĭn-dĭj'ə-nəs)  Pronunciation Key 
Native to a particular region or environment but occurring naturally in other places as well. The American black bear is indigenous to many different parts of North America. Compare alien, endemic.

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