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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eth•nicˈɛθ nɪk(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or characteristic of a people, esp. a group (eth′nic group′) sharing a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, etc.

    Category: Anthropology, Sociology

  2. being a member of an ethnic group, esp. a group that is a minority within a larger society:

    ethnic Chinese in San Francisco.

    Category: Anthropology, Sociology

  3. belonging to or deriving from the cultural traditions of a people or country:

    ethnic dances.

    Category: Anthropology, Sociology

  4. Obs. pagan; heathen.

  5. (n.)a member of an ethnic group.

    Category: Sociology, Anthropology

Origin of ethnic:

1325–75; ethnik heathen < LL ethnicus < Gk ethnikós. See ethno -, -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ethnically(adverb)

    with respect to ethnicity

    "the neighborhood is ethnically diverse"


  1. ethnically(Adverb)

    Of, pertaining to ethnicity or ethnics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ethnically(adverb)

    in an ethnical manner


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