Definitions

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  • n. A group of people who identify with one another, especially on the basis of racial, cultural, or religious grounds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture

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Examples

  • "They are in the ethnic group required by Nekkar," Helva remarked dubiously,

    the ship who sang

  • Schroen had a good rapport with Massoud and his key aides and he also spoke Dari, the language of the Tajik ethnic group that dominated the Northern Alliance.

    The Longest War

  • "The Senate favors no social or ethnic group above another, " Luminara countered.

    The Cat is a Metaphor

  • Babi said that there were tensions between their people-the Tajiks, who were a minority, and Tariq's people, the Pashtuns, who were the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

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