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ethnicity

noun eth·nic·i·ty \eth-ˈni-sə-tē\
plural eth·nic·i·ties

Definition of ETHNICITY

1
:  ethnic quality or affiliation <aspects of ethnicity>
2
:  a particular ethnic affiliation or group <students of diverse ethnicities>

Examples of ETHNICITY

  1. <a university that aggressively recruits a student body of diverse ethnicities>

First Known Use of ETHNICITY

1950

Related to ETHNICITY

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt

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