Associations to the word «Ethnic»


ETHNIC, adjective. Of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.
ETHNIC, adjective. Belonging to a foreign culture.
ETHNIC, adjective. Representative of a folk or traditional mode of expression.
ETHNIC, adjective. (historical) Heathen, not Judeo-Christian-Muslim.
ETHNIC, noun. An ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community.
ETHNIC, noun. An ethnic minority.
ETHNIC, noun. (archaic) A heathen, a pagan.
ETHNIC, noun. (in classical scholarship) the demonym of an Ancient Greek city
ETHNIC CLEANSING, noun. The mass extermination or expulsion of people belonging to one ethnic or religious group by those of another.
ETHNIC GROUP, noun. A group of people who identify with one another, especially on the basis of national, cultural, or religious grounds.
ETHNIC GROUPS, noun. Plural of ethnic group
ETHNIC MINORITIES, noun. Plural of ethnic minority
ETHNIC MINORITY, noun. A group of people who have a different ethnicity, religion, language or culture to that of the majority of people in the place where they live.
ETHNIC MUSIC, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see ethnic,‎ music.
ETHNIC MUSIC, noun. (music) (US) The classic body of recordings of Central and Eastern European immigrants to the United States from the early to mid-20th century, and music in that style.
ETHNIC STUDIES, noun. An interdisciplinary academic discipline that involves the study of the cultural of one or more ethnic groups.

Dictionary definition

ETHNIC, noun. A person who is a member of an ethnic group.
ETHNIC, adjective. Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people; "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food".
ETHNIC, adjective. Not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam.

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