: a son or daughter of nisei parents who is born and educated in America and especially in the U.S.
Examples of sansei in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMany of the performers in the ensemble, on the other hand, were sansei, and had not learned about Japanese-American incarceration or Japanese culture because their parents wanted them to grow up as American as possible, Kashiwagi said.
NBC News, 6 Oct. 2017
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