native son

native son
: native 3a

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a person born in a particular place: The delegation from Iowa nominated a native son.
[1825-35, Amer.]

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native son,
U.S. a native of one of the States of the United States.

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Native Son [Native Son]
a novel (1940) by the African-American writer Richard Wright. It is about a young and poor African-American man in ↑Chicago who is badly treated because of his colour. He kills a white girl and is condemned to death. The book is a strong attack on ↑racism and was a major influence on other writers.

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  • native son — a person born in a particular place: The delegation from Iowa nominated a native son. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • native son — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. local candidate, favorite son, home boy*, local boy*; see candidate , favorite , resident …   English dictionary for students

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