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  • adj. between ethnic groups, or their members


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  • For outsiders looking in, last week's carnage was just one more senseless episode of "interethnic" violence.

    'Tottering On The Edge'

  • I noted the use of "interethnic" in this article several times, which seems to offer another way of naming the differences between people of different backgrounds who marry outside the set of individuals their families might have expected them to choose from.

    Wired Campus

  • Paul’s international church built on existing cosmopolitan values of interethnic tolerance and amity, but in offering its international networking services to congregants, the church went beyond those values; a kind of interethnic love was the core value that held the system together.

    One World, Under God

  • In addition, the completely free choice of congregations within Protestantism will likely limit the amount of interethnic mixing at the congregational level.

    American Grace

  • Some Uighurs said they were concerned about revenge attacks by Han Chinese, as happened in 2009 when almost 200 people were killed in interethnic riots in the regional capital, Urumqi.

    Beijing Points to Pakistan After Ethnic Violence

  • I knew next to nothing about Othello before this, and the single point that jumped out at me, given my peculiar interests, is that apart from the first act the whole thing is set on Cyprus, a place where interethnic fault lines remain sufficiently sharply drawn to keep me in business.

    Winters Tale follow-up

  • Mr. Babanov wants to elevate interethnic harmony above nationalist slogans and to emphasize security and economic ties with Russia while building democratic institutions.

    Kyrgyzstan's Coalition Challenges

  • That incident was the bloodiest in Xinjiang since rioting between Uighurs and ethnic Han Chinese settlers left nearly 200 dead in the regional capital, Urumqi, in 2009, in one of the worst known cases of interethnic violence in modern China's history.

    Violence Surges in Muslim Region of China

  • The more familiar Jesus, the one who stresses tolerance and interethnic charity, shows up in the books of Matthew and Luke, which seem to have been written a decade or two after Mark — about half a century after the Crucifixion.

    One World, Under God

  • When economics draws people of different ethnicities and cultures into mutually beneficial relationships, interethnic and intercultural tolerance often ensue.

    One World, Under God


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