Ethnic

Definition of Ethnic

Eth´nic
a.1.Belonging to races or nations; based on distinctions of race; ethnological.
2.Pertaining to the gentiles, or nations not converted to Christianity; heathen; pagan; - opposed to Jewish and Christian.
3.of or pertaining to a group having a distinct racial, cultural, religious or linguistic character; as, ethnic differences within a population can cause civil war.
4.being a member of a distinct racial or cultural minority within a larger population; as, ethnic Chinese own most of the businesses in Indonesia.
n.1.A heathen; a pagan.
No better reported than impure ethnic and lay dogs.
- Milton.
2.a member of an ethnic group.

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cultural, ethnical, social
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