mixed marriage
noun Date: circa 1699 a marriage between persons of different races or religions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mixed marriage — noun count or uncount a marriage between two people from different races or religions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mixed marriage — ► NOUN ▪ a marriage between people of different races or religions …   English terms dictionary

  • mixed marriage — n. marriage between persons of different religions or races …   English World dictionary

  • Mixed marriage — The term mixed marriage originated in Roman Catholicism, where it refers to a marriage between a Catholic and a non Catholic. It may refer to: Intermarriage Cultural exogamy Cultural assimilation Interracial marriage Interreligious marriage, also …   Wikipedia

  • mixed marriage — noun marriage of two people from different races or different religions or different cultures the families of both partners in a mixed marriage often disapprove • Hypernyms: ↑marriage, ↑married couple, ↑man and wife * * * noun, pl ⋯ riages :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mixed marriage — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms mixed marriage : singular mixed marriage plural mixed marriages a marriage between two people from different races or religions …   English dictionary

  • mixed marriage — mixed′ mar′riage n. a marriage between persons of different religions or races • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

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