master race

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master race

n.
A people who consider themselves to be superior to other races and therefore suited to rule over them.

master race

n
1. (Historical Terms) a race, nation, or group, such as the Germans or Nazis as viewed by Hitler, believed to be superior to other races. German name: Herrenvolk
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a race, nation, or group, such as the Germans or Nazis as viewed by Hitler, believed to be superior to other races. German name: Herrenvolk

mas′ter race`


n.
a race, people, or nation whose members consider themselves superior to members of other groups.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.master race - a race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the othersmaster race - a race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others
race - people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
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master race

nrazza superiore
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The studies examine how the British BNP adopts a moderate face, while the racial purification agenda of Leese is still present in the party's core ideology, and how the former hate rhetoric and holocaust denial of ultra-patriotic movements are channelized into a willingness to use violence against Muslims.
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Along the way, he discusses other population transfer and colonization episodes in the Romanian past (Chapters 2, 6), An-tonescu's weltanschauung (Chapter 7), the use of Bucovina and Basarabia for appalling social experiments in racial purification (Chapters 7-12), and the staggering human costs of the racialist utopia (Chapter 11).