intermarriage
noun Date: 1579 1. endogamy 2. marriage between members of different groups

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Intermarriage — In ter*mar riage, n. Connection by marriage; reciprocal marriage; giving and taking in marriage, as between two families, tribes, races, castes, or nations. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intermarriage — may refer to:*Interreligious marriage *Interracial marriage *Cultural exogamySee also:*Cultural assimilation …   Wikipedia

  • intermarriage — 1570s, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + MARRIAGE (Cf. marriage) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intermarriage — [in΄tər mar′ij] n. 1. marriage between persons of different clans, tribes, races, religions, castes, etc. 2. marriage between closely related persons …   English World dictionary

  • intermarriage — n. intermarriage between, with * * * [ˌɪntə mærɪdʒ] with intermarriage between …   Combinatory dictionary

  • intermarriage — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)mæ̱rɪʤ[/t]] intermarriages N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, oft N between pl n Intermarriage is marriage between people from different social, racial, or religious groups. There was a great deal of intermarriage between members of the old and …   English dictionary

  • intermarriage — noun (U) 1 marriage between members of different races, families, or social groups: intermarriage between black and white 2 marriage within your own family or within a small group of relatives: intermarriage between cousins …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • intermarriage — /in teuhr mar ij, in teuhr mar ij/, n. 1. marriage between a man and woman of different races, religions, tribes, castes, or ethnic groups, as between a white and a black or between a Christian and a non Christian. 2. marriage between a man and… …   Universalium

  • intermarriage — noun a marriage between people belonging to different groups, ethnic, religious or otherwise …   Wiktionary

  • intermarriage — 1. Marriage of relatives. 2. Marriage of persons of different races or cultures. * * * in·ter·mar·riage .int ər mar ij n 1) marriage between members of different groups 2) marriage within a specific group: endogamy * * * in·ter·mar·riage… …   Medical dictionary

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