Recent Examples on the WebWith so many men dead or enslaved, Native women married men outside their group—often African-Americans—and then redefined the families of mixed marriages as matrilineal in order to preserve collective claims to land.
Philip Deloria, The New Yorker, 18 Nov. 2019 On the subject of mixed marriages like theirs, James Carville, one half of another famously bipartisan couple, liked to say that such unions are feasible, but perhaps not advisable.
New York Times, 11 July 2018
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