Definitions

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  • n. A negro person

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person

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Examples

  • The result was the spread of a now ubiquitous, lanky hybrid of the American Populus deltoides and European Populus nigra, aka Poplar Hybrid 107.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Parkinson's disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States, is characterized by a loss of voluntary movement, the result of the death of neurons in an area of the brain known as the substantia nigra, which is involved in movement control.

    UCLA Newsroom: UCLA Newsroom

  • Parkinson disease results from the death or loss of function of the nervous cells (neurons) in a brain area called substancia nigra, which is involved in the regulation of movement.

    Ciencia Hoje - Noticias

  • Parkinson's disease is caused by a degeneration of dopamine neurons in an area of the midbrain known as the substantia nigra, which is responsible for dopamine production.

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  • Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder where dopamine neurons in an area of the midbrain known as the substantia nigra, which is responsible for dopamine production, start to die off.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • One potential suitemate came with his father, who upon seeing the bathroom and the possibility of use by a "nigra" (he stopped short of racist epithet), decided his son might be better off in a single room.

    John R. Price: Obama's Anger--Redux

  • Lyndon Johnson, speaking Texan, used the term "nigra".

    The uproar about Jesse Jackson saying Obama is “talking down to black people ... telling [n-word] how to behave.”

  • Sometimes shadows serve as symbolic doubles: a certain pale-skinned "nigra" resembles the white Edgar like a twin.

    An Epic of the Everglades

  • In private, LBJ would refer to blacks as "nigra" this and "nigra" that.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • We dont want anymore of that Trent Lott "nigra" outreach.

    Think Progress

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