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the earliest known inhabitants of a region

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A few autochthons made some purchases, but the main buyers were a particular type of migrant: the highlanders' Lauje cousins living in the coastal villages.
Polymerase chain reaction method for leptospirosis--analysis on samples from an autochthon swine population in Sicily, Italy.
As regards geology, the research area is located in the Anamas-Akseki autochthon, which consists of carbonates characterized by platform (Pamir & Erentoz, 1963; Senel, 1984; Kocak, 2000).
Extensional collapse within basement sections of the autochthon of Variscan orogen was driven by ductile shear zones.
A higher focus on bank institutions, the connections that can be found between autochthon financial institutions and foreign ones, costs with the bankruptcy of an important bank, having activity out of the borders, are just some examples that point out to the necessity of such rescue operations for banks, through public funds.
Besides, this local and autochthon elite of the Northwest region as a rule, firstly, was not mixed with the colonial Russian administration; secondly, by themselves from Warsaw-centered Poles; thirdly, it has stand out against a background of "the silent majority".
Whereas it turned out that the Fortuyn murder had been committed by an autochthon (3) animal-rights activist, and therefore had been so difficult to fit into the post-September 11 clash-of-civilizations framework, the murder of van Gogh was a perfect match.
Kuol said that among the 46 abducted people there was one autochthon from the region.
The first notice of this complex as a whole has been given, together with a short description, by Radelli and Castro Leyva (1993), who interpreted it as an autochthon.
As autochthon, the family is of the earth; it is different from the citizens of Thebes, or any other particular city built on the earth.
To sum up, it can be said that the vertical distribution of the bacterial biomass and the different respiratory groups studied in this system is strongly linked to the perturbation processes of the sediment by physical processes and by the activity of the autochthon benthic biota.
But Xuthus is not only outside the group of the autochthon.
Lo autoctono (del griego: autochthon que significa, "de la misma tierra"), es todo aquello que es originario del lugar, de la region o del pais.
Male patients appreciated the foreign nurses while an autochthon female, apparently a key member of a Western team, confronted soldiers and local residents with their passivity.
Relative success also created economic envy and rivalry between them and with other autochthon tribes, which reinforced ethnic tensions, as did the divide-and-rule policies of the Mobutu regime.