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ethnicity

noun

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a people having a common language, culture, and body of traditions
  • a university with a student body of diverse ethnicities

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The first known use of ethnicity was in 1920

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“Ethnicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ethnicity. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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