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tribe

 [trīb]
a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).

tribe

(trīb),
In biologic classification, an occasionally used division between the family and the genus; often the same as the subfamily.
[L. tribus]

tribe

(trīb) a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).

tribe

(trīb)
n.
1. A unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
2. Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a family or subfamily and above a genus and usually containing several genera.

tribe

Etymology: L, tribus
a taxonomic division of organisms, subordinate to a family and superior to a genus, or subtribe.

tribe

(trīb)
In biologic classification, an occasionally used division between the family and the genus; often the same as the subfamily.
[L. tribus]

tribe

a taxonomic category between genus and subfamily, used mainly in the CLASSIFICATION of plants.

tribe

a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).
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Development activities in the far-flung mountainous region of Shawal which connects North Waziristan with South Waziristan and Afghanistan would be started soon and the route issue with tribesmen from Kurram Agency at Tehsil Shewa would be resolved soon.
Leading the protest, speakers including Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fata chapter General Sectary Mufti Ijaz, Chairman Torkham clearing agent association Mirajuddin Shinwari, Majeeb Shinwari and others criticised NLC for implementing anti-tribal schemes that caused economic assassination of thousands of tribesmen in the area.
He said that it was need of the hour to unanimously approve the bill presented by the Fata representatives and to provide basic human to tribesmen and establish high courts in tribal belt.
He said that early return of all TDPs to their native homes and their rehabilitation were the top priorities of the incumbent government, adding that all out efforts would be made to bring the tribesmen into main stream.
The ISIL terrorists are freely wandering in the city of Fallujah and the Sunni tribesmen cannot do anything because they are not armed," Hordan said.
As Al Jazeera points out , tensions over what they see as exclusion by the Iraqi government has led to increasing mistrust among Anbar's Sunni tribesmen regarding the leadership in Baghdad.
Qania area is located on the border of Al-Baida governorate, where Murad tribesmen have been positioned for many months in anticipation of an invasion by the Houthis.
Despite their heavy losses, Al Houthis managed to storm the areas after the tribesmen and Al Qaida operatives pulled out to the nearby mountains.
The Huthis took control of Radmah -- located on a road linking the capital Sanaa with the main southern city Aden -- on Wednesday after 24 hours of fighting against local tribesmen, a security official said.
DAMASCUS (TAP) - Tribesmen in three villages in eastern Syria have driven out Islamic State for the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) militants, in a rare display of local resistance to the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Friday.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Kuchi tribesmen fear a majority of them would not unable to cast their votes in the April elections due to the presence of Taliban militants in their areas in northern Faryab province.
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