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 in a Sentence
a university that aggressively recruits a student body of diverse ethnicities
Recent Examples of ethnicity from the Web
Nobody mentions race or ethnicity, and the discussion reverts to traffic management.
Jesse J. Holland covers race and ethnicity for The Associated Press in Washington.
The government would not authorize killing based on ethnicity.
The movement to collect the information, which some public health experts compare in significance to gathering patient data on race and ethnicity, is gaining traction.
The Air and Sea Show and Urban Beach Week brought big crowds — families, young revelers and seniors of all races and ethnicities — to South Beach for Memorial Day Weekend.
Although the birth rate declined across all races and ethnicities in Chicago in 2014, racial and ethnic disparities exist, with slightly higher rates among non-Hispanic black and Hispanic teens.
Portland is home to a rough estimate of about 50,000 Muslims of different ethnicities.
Mr. Basuki remains popular with middle-class Jakartans of all ethnicities and has rebounded in the polls since being charged with blasphemy in November.
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