adjective \-kən-ˈtan\

Definition of black–and–tan

  1. 1 :  having a predominantly black color pattern with deep red or rusty tan usually on the feet, breeching, and cheek patches, above the eyes, and inside the ears

  2. 2 :  favoring or practicing proportional representation of whites and blacks in politics

  3. 3 :  frequented by both blacks and whites <a black–and–tan bar>


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