nisei

noun, often capitalized ni·sei \ nē-ˈsā , ˈnē-ˌ \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of nisei

plural nisei
: a son or daughter of Japanese immigrants who is born and educated in America and especially in the U.S.

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Japanese, literally, second generation, from ni second + sei generation

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