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1. Of, for, or consisting of members of two races.
2. Having parents of two different races.

bi·ra′cial·ism n.


(Anthropology & Ethnology) for, representing, or including members of two races, esp White and Black
biˈracialism n
biˈracially adv


(baɪˈreɪ ʃəl)

consisting of, representing, or combining members of two separate races.
bi•ra′cial•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biracial - consisting of or combining two racesbiracial - consisting of or combining two races; "a biracial committee"
racial - of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups; "racial differences"; "racial discrimination"
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For the Normans being a mixed race, and better informed according to the information of the times, had lost most of the superstitious prejudices which their ancestors had brought from Scandinavia, and piqued themselves upon thinking freely on such topics.
She holds a Joint Appointment as professor in the Department of English and the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut), SeanFrederick Forbes (who is a mixed race Afro-Latino and the series editor of 2Leaf Press' 2LP Explorations in Diversity), and Tara Betts (who is a mixed-race award-winning poet, author and scholar of African American and white French descent), "The Beiging of America: Personal Narratives about Being Mixed Race in the 21st Century", takes on "race matters" and considers them through the firsthand accounts of mixed race people in the United States.
He said:"George Galloway can tell you, his wife is coloured, of mixed race, and his kids are of mixed race.
Russian women should avoid sex with non-white foreign men during the soccer World Cup because they could become single mothers to mixed race children, a senior lawmaker in Moscow said on Wednesday.
Around 30 in every 1,000 mixed race people were arrested, compared to 16 in every 1,000 Asians and 15 people identifying as other ethnicities out of every 1,000.
"She's of mixed race, I'm of mixed race, and it means a lot to see that," said Sandra Wiltshire, a 39-year-old care assistant who spoke to the couple as they briefly met members of the crowd.
This musical about immigration, gangs and mixed race romance in 1961 New York seemed just as culturally important in 2017 UK.
He was raised by his grandmother while his divorced mum lived with her black boyfriend and their mixed race baby.
'IDENTITY CRISIS' Star believes mixed race adoption causes problems.
Identifying titles with mixed race content is sometimes a matter of serendipity, or of the presence of subject key-words that tag books which can then be found in searches:, and call up lists with fewer than 100 titles and many of them confound multiracial with interracial content.
Sherry Quan Lee, the author of "Love Imagined: A Mixed Race Memoir", is a Distinguished Alumni of North Hennepin Community College.
Three of the men wanted by Warwickshire Police were white and the fourth was mixed race.