mixed marriage


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

mixed marriage

n.
Marriage between persons of different races or religions.

mixed marriage

n
a marriage between persons of different races or religions

mixed′ mar′riage


n.
a marriage between persons of different religions or races.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mixed marriage - marriage of two people from different races or different religions or different culturesmixed marriage - marriage of two people from different races or different religions or different cultures; "the families of both partners in a mixed marriage often disapprove"
man and wife, married couple, marriage - two people who are married to each other; "his second marriage was happier than the first"; "a married couple without love"
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Aurora of the Northern Lights" is a Christmas tale of an orphan girl born of a mixed marriage of human father, William, and a Northern Fey mother, Mistletoe.
In the absence of security, Iraqis are protecting themselves by turning to their sects and their tribes," said Zina Abdul Rasul, a UN human rights worker who herself is a product of a mixed marriage.
As the child of a mixed marriage - a Northern European Lutheran mom and an Eastern European Jewish dad - I grew up celebrating two sets of holidays.
The many plots and subplots of this longish novel--Sonny's life as a gangster, his marriage to a shiksa (non-Jew), his father Yacov's unwillingness to accept the mixed marriage and Sophie's secret efforts to see her grandchildren; Sid and his saintly wife Ruthie's struggle with infertility; Sophie's undying love for her sons and her incessant worries about where the next nickel for a loaf of bread will come from: Yacov's efforts (with his cousin Max) to keep the family business, a discount shop, afloat--are thoroughly dissected, sometimes more than once and from differing viewpoints.
The number of Sansei couples I met during my research that were not part of a mixed marriage were indeed rare, in both the larger centres of Toronto and Vancouver and in smaller centres like Thunder Bay and Victoria.
7) Note that there is not a word of criticism of such a mixed marriage, in sharp distinction to Deut 7:3-4, 1 Kgs 11:1-13, Ezra 9-10, and Neh 10:30 and 13:23-27.
Quantitative research through the first two-thirds of the twentieth century generally documented low rates of mixed marriage for American Jews.
GARY MOORE rewarded loyal locals with a 251-1 treble care of Gin Palace, Guru and Mixed Marriage at Plumpton yesterday, just when the Brighton trainer was beginning to despair of another jumping winner, writes Bruce Jackson.
As for me, whether it is a mixed marriage, a spiritually infused union or a wholly secular ceremony that I'm talking to a couple about, I will remain happy to get a free lunch or two out of the arrangement (and maybe another invitation to a traditional nine-course Chinese wedding dinner).
When it comes to Christmas trees, I'm in a mixed marriage.
Numpty nuptial jokes in mixed marriage comedy make it a megahit for Sex And The City's John Corbett.
Mr Finlay, a well-known Catholic shopkeeper in the area, said his mixed marriage had further enraged loyalists.

Full browser ?