Definitions for ethnic group
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ethnic group, ethnos(noun)
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
A group of people who identify with one another, especially on the basis of racial, cultural, or religious grounds.
Ethnicity or ethnic group is a socially defined category based on common culture or nationality. Ethnicity can, but does not have to, include common ancestry, cuisine, dressing style, heritage, history, language or dialect, physical appearance, religion, symbols, traditions, or other cultural factors. Ethnic identity is constantly reinforced through common characteristics which set the group apart from other groups.
Translations for ethnic group
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- مجموعة عرقيةArabic
- grup ètnicCatalan, Valencian
- etnisk gruppeDanish
- ethnische GruppeGerman
- etnisyys, etninen ryhmä, kansallisuusFinnish
- groupe ethnique, ethnieFrench
- rasala grupoIdo
- 民族, 민족Korean
- этнос, национальность, этническая группаRussian
- etnisk gruppSwedish
- 民族, dân tộcVietnamese
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