Carib

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Synonyms for Carib

a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles

the family of languages spoken by the Carib

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By contrast, the Carib Indians constituted a more familiar missionary problematic: a "heathen" people, with a shared language and relatively intact social structure.
An old bush Negro showed him a magic stone and a bone he had found; the stone had been engraved by the Carib Indians.
As to cannibals as such, we owe a great deal to the Admiral of the Ocean Sea, for it was Columbus who coined the term, as a garbled anagram for the Carib Indians along with followers of the Great Khan of the Orient he was hell bent on discovering.
THERE is a legend among the old Carib Indians, who used to inhabit what is now the Caribbean winter playground of sun-and-rum lovers, that when someone knew his time was up he'd set sail for Tobago.
The island's early colonial history shows visitors were not welcomed by the inhabitants, the fierce Carib Indians, whose name lingers on in the word Caribbean.
THE SIGHT OF SAINT VINCENT TODAY, BY SEA OR BY AIR, IS LITTLE CHANGED FROM WHAT THE CIBONEY, AND LATER THE ARAWAK AND CARIB INDIANS, SAW NEARLY SIX THOUSAND YEARS AGO: A MOUNTAINOUS TROPICAL ISLAND, BURSTING WITH VEGETATION, RINGED WITH VOLCANIC BLACK-SAND BEACHES AND SURROUNDED BY SEAS OF BRILLIANT TURQUOISE.
There also are a few white descendants of English colonists, as well as some East Indians, Carib Indians, and a sizable minority of mixed race.