uncontacted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ contacted

Adjective[edit]

uncontacted (not comparable)

  1. Not contacted.
    • 2007 January 18, Reuters, “More Isolated Indians Survive in Amazon Rain Forest, but Face Peril”, New York Times:
      This week the federal police and the government’s environmental protection agency are to remove hundreds of illegal settlers who invaded the Uru Eu Wau Wau indigenous territory in Rondonia, where uncontacted groups live.
  2. (anthropology, of a tribal society) Completely isolated from other cultures.