third-generation

adjective

Definition of third-generation

1 : being a member of the third generation of a family to be born in the U.S. a third-generation American
2 : being a member of the second generation of a family to be born in the U.S.

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“Third-generation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/third-generation. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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