anti–miscegenation

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adjective an·ti–mis·ce·ge·na·tion \ˌan-tē-(ˌ)mi-ˌse-jə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌmi-si-jə-ˈnā-, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or

antimiscegenation

Definition of anti–miscegenation

  1. :  opposing or prohibiting miscegenation In many states anti-miscegenation laws made it a crime for two people of different races to have a relationship or engage in intimate activities. — Sue Leeman

1870

First Known Use of anti–miscegenation

1870


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