Definitions

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  • adj. Having genetic characteristics of two or more different races.

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Examples

  • In Britain, TV images have shown mixed-race crowds creating mayhem.

    U.K. violence raises questions about American unrest

  • The party has made gains in every national election since the first free vote in 1994, but has struggled to find backing beyond a core of white, Indian and mixed-race supporters.

    South African Opposition Picks New Voice

  • Allison Michael Orenstein for The Wall Street Journal George Pelecanos When he was working on his new novel, "The Cut," Mr. Pelecanos rode endlessly up and down Georgia Avenue, Manor Park, and 16th Street Heights—mostly middle- and working-class, mixed-race neighborhoods.

    The Biking Detective

  • Perhaps mixed-race kids end up with more average features instead of reinforcing the idiosyncrasies of a single ethnicity.

    Dr. Ali Binazir: Should You Date Outside Your Tribe?

  • Another benchmark for this book was its use of Native Americans in non-stereotypical ways; RED ROBINSON was the mixed-race son of a Native woman and a Caucasian mountain man, and THOMAS TWO-EAGLES was a Harvard-trained lawyer fighting for justice for his people.

    The Codex Continual. Official Website of Steven E. Schend

  • NAPA said the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency found that its pay for performance system might not have treated African American, mixed-race and disabled workers fairly.

    Study: Defense Dept. pay-for-performance system 'flawed'

  • Erin was going to dance blindfolded to prove she trusts Maks, Niecy and Louis were dancing to tell the story of a mixed-race couple in the sixties and Niecy got a little teary-eyed at the thought of the government telling her whom she's allowed could love.

    Politics Takes the Stage Alongside Kate Gosselin in "Dancing With The Stars"

  • WASHINGTON — He may be the world's foremost mixed-race leader, but when it came to the official government head count, President Barack Obama gave only one answer to the question about his ethnic background: African-American.

    Obama Census Choice: African-American

  • According to friends, the pair agreed on every matter both aesthetic and political, from their own mutual vegetarianism to the need to import Korean families into the villages in order to create a perfect mixed-race society, East Asians being the most attractive “mixer” when added to a gene poolofmostly Scotch-Irish and German descent.

    The Case of M and N

  • About 8 percent of U.S. marriages are mixed-race, up from 7 percent in 2000.

    Interracial Marriage Still Rising, But Not As Fast: Report

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