native,n.1. A person who is a citizen of a particular place, region, or nation by virtue of having been born there. 2. A person whose national origin derives from having been born within a particular place. 3. Loosely, a person born abroad whose parents are citizens of the nation and are not permanently residing abroad. 4. Loosely, a person or thing belonging to a group indigenous to a particular place. • The term Native American is sometimes shortened to native. [Cases: Indians 1. C.J.S. Indians §§ 2–3, 156.]

[Blacks Law 8th]