American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To marry a member of another group.
- v. To be bound together by the marriages of members.
- v. To marry within one's family, tribe, or clan.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To become connected by marriage, as two families, clans, classes, or tribes.
- v. To marry a member of another group, social stratum, or religion.
- v. To marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; -- said of families, ranks, races, castes, etc.
- v. marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group
“Jewish camp and education, Israel trips, and guiding young people to places and experiences where they will meet other Jews are all wonderful, and if fewer participants in these experiences intermarry, that is a fine result.”
“This is obvious; for suppose distinct places, such as Corinth and Megara, to be brought together so that their walls touched, still they would not be one city, not even if the citizens had the right to intermarry, which is one of the rights peculiarly characteristic of states.”
“Good question, although I think architects marry, 'intermarry' sounds so incestuous.”
“Even within a given ethnic group (that is, among whites or among blacks), the more strongly a person identifies with his or her ethnic group, the less likely he or she is (a) to switch religions, (b) to intermarry, and (c) to be open to intermarriage for the next generation.”
“If any white person intermarry with a colored person, or any colored person intermarry with a white person, he shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by confinement in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than five years.”
“His thesis on India claimed that white Aryans had invaded India and subsequently began to intermarry with the local population.”
“I know you stated that a lot of them intermarried over the years, but surely there are at least a FEW Psy left who just never happened to intermarry?”
“More recently, in “Mongrel America” (January/February 2003), Gregory Rodriguez suggested that racial jockeying might eventually fade to irrelevance, as Americans from different backgrounds increasingly intermarry and self-identify as belonging to multiple races.”
“You write of the Norse in Greenland, to them ... it was out of the question to invest less in churches, to imitate or intermarry with the”
“Assuming there is a higher propensity to intermarry now than there was before, the rate of intermarriage using this standard will always seem much lower than the rate of intermarriage in one given year.”
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