master race

noun

Definition of master race

: a people held to be racially preeminent and hence fitted to rule or enslave other peoples

First Known Use of master race

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Master race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master%20race. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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