American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Ethnic character, background, or affiliation.
- n. An ethnic group.
- n. The common characteristics of a group of people.
- n. An ethnic group.
- n. an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties
“Marrying within ethnicity is a way of moving beyond that, he said.”
“You start off by saying racism is always about colour, correct, it's about race, then throw out a social construct term ethnicity from the Greek ethnos meaning nation or tribe which is not about race either but instead just social grouping of similarity.”
“Excluding some citizens from running in elections because of their ethnicity is a ludicrously backward concept.”
“Jerry - I'm not accusing the officer of racial profiling, I am rather saying that my ethnicity is an inseverable part of my identity, because society has made it that way (when you ask your friends to describe people, how often is ethnicity a part of that, just naturally?).”
“Granted, its a peculiar form of racism – deny someone an opportunity on the basis of his ethnicity because his ethnicity is an asset – but its arguably even more sinister than straightforward racism ... since now the ethnic minority is not only discriminated against, but is considered simultaneously privileged.”
“Neither the term ethnicity nor nationalism were originally mine, but the accuser’s.”
““Comparing life expectancy without looking at differences in ethnicity and lifestyles is ridiculous.””
“Comparing life expectancy without looking at differences in ethnicity and lifestyles is ridiculous.”
“If you think ethnicity is irrelevant as a basis for policy making, tell the Palestinians on the West Bank that they have no right to object as a collectivity to Israeli settlements.”
“Opponents argue that homelessness, unlike race or ethnicity, is not a permanent condition and that broadening hate crimes to include it would dilute the law.”
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