Definition of Maori. Meaning of Maori. Synonyms of Maori

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Definition of Maori

Maori
Maori Ma"o*ri, n.; pl. Maoris. (Ethnol.) One of the aboriginal inhabitants of New Zealand; also, the original language of New Zealand. -- a. Of or pertaining to the Maoris or to their language.

Meaning of Maori from wikipedia

- The Māori (/ˈmaʊri/; Māori pronunciation: [ˈmaːɔɾi] (listen)) are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Māori originated with settlers from...
- Māori or Maori can refer to: Māori people of New Zealand, or members of that group Māori language, the language of the Māori people of New Zealand Māori...
- Māori (/ˈmaʊri/; Māori pronunciation: [ˈmaːɔɾi] listen), also known as te reo ('the language'), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori...
- Māori culture (Māori: Māoritanga) involves the customs, cultural practices, and beliefs of the indigenous Māori people of New Zealand. It originated from...
- allied Māori on one side and Māori and Māori-allied settlers on the other. They were previously commonly referred to as the Land Wars or the Māori Wars...
- haka (/ˈhɑːkə/; plural haka, in both Te Reo Māori and English) is a ceremonial dance or challenge in Māori culture. It is performed by a group, with vigorous...
- In New Zealand politics, Māori electorates, colloquially known as the Māori seats, are a special category of electorate that gives reserved positions to...
- Tikanga is a Māori concept with a wide range of meanings — culture, custom, ethic, etiquette, fashion, formality, lore, manner, meaning, mechanism, method...
- Māori mythology and Māori traditions are the two major categories into which the legends of the Māori of New Zealand may usefully be divided. The rituals...
- Coordinates: 42°S 173°E / 42°S 173°E / -42; 173 New Zealand (Māori: Aotearoa [aɔˈtɛaɾɔa]) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific...
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