Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Marrying, or pertaining to the custom of marrying, within the tribe or group; pertaining to, practising, or characterized by endogamy: opposed to exogamous.
- adj. of a marriage Within a social group. The practice of endogamy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Marrying within the same tribe; -- opposed to
- adj. characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind
- adj. pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe
- endo- + -gamous (Wiktionary)
“To be precise, actual conspiracies tend to be found only among family members or, what amounts to the same thing, closely knit, endogamous ethnic groups.”
“To be precise, actual conspiracies tend to be found only among family members or, what amounts to the same thing, closely knit endogamous ethnic groups.”
“The Lubbe siblings remained in close contact and saw multiple endogamous marriages among their own children, but they chose diverse spouses for themselves.”
“Note 8: The prevalence of first-cousin marriage among elite Amsterdam burghers as well as among farmers and artisans in Neckarhausen raises questions about the class dimension of endogamous marriage.”
“The proportion of endogamous marriages among their 11 children was not as high as among their Burger (three of five marriages) and van Rensburg (five of seven marriages) cousins, but among the three van Heerdens who did marry van der Merwes, the practice of intermarriage remained strong across subsequent generations.”
“Compare Aletta's marriage to the family's prevailing endogamous practices.”
“Marriage in the first generation of immigrants was endogamous, as social contact with other Jewish groups (even among Sephardim) was rare.”
“If this was not possible, men sought their brides from the extended family and most marriages were endogamous.”
“Perhaps worse off are countries that invited in enough members of a higher IQ endogamous ethnic groups where the minority comes to dominate the economy.”
“The phenomenon of converts–including great Jewish scholars like Onkeles–is well-recognized among Jews, as is the fact that Jews suffered rape, and that not all Jews engaged in endogamous relationships.”
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