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The term aborigine refers to the original inhabitants of a country colonised by some other more technologically-advanced cultural grouping (see indigenous people). In common usage, this term refers specifically to the original inhabitants of Australia or Taiwan.

See also: Aborigines, Australian Aborigine, Taiwanese aborigine

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East Hampton North, New York

... the town is 82.46% White, 7.39% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 5.94% from other races, and 2.43% from two or more races ...

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