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ethnic group

A group of people who share a common race, religion, language, or other characteristic.
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Noun1.ethnic group - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive cultureethnic group - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
ethnic minority - a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population
Azeri - an ethnic group living in Azerbaijan
Bengali - an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India
Flemish - an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium
Hebrews, Israelites - the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)
Mbundu, Ovimbundu - an ethnic group speaking Umbundu and living in western Angola
Tadzhik, Tajik - an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
Walloons - an ethnic group speaking a dialect of French and living in southern and eastern Belgium and neighboring parts of France
Abo, Aboriginal, Australian Aborigine, native Australian, Aborigine - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
Kurd - a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state
Igbo - a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria; "most Igbo are farmers"
Nubian - a native or inhabitant of Nubia; "Nubians now form an ethnic minority in Egypt"
Translations
etnisk gruppe
ethniegroupe ethnique
etnikum
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In a press statement, Halbousi condemned the terrorist attack by a car bomb in the cultural group area in the city of Mosul, which resulted in the death and injury of a number of unarmed civilians./ End
The Gardener's Tribe of Madaymen, Kibungan, Benguet; the "Tribo Man-apit" (harvesters) of Puguis, La Trinidad, Benguet; Ayyoweng di Lambak (call for celebration) of Tadian, Mountain Province and the Dinamey Baguio Cultural Group; Baguio Binadang (helping hand) As Nan Batawa Cultural Dancers; Am-among (festival) Chi Umili of Bontoc, Mountain Province; Baguio Umili Ay Kalalaychan (elderly) Cultural group; I-Lubuagen Performing Group of Lubuagan, Kalinga province; Caba National High School, Shakrag Sadanga of Sadanga, Mountain Province Cultural Organization; Tribu Bugkalot of Aurora province and the Chom-No Cultural Performing Group of Tam-awan barangay in the city will also receive P30,000 as consolation prize.
The new working committee of Mitari Film Cultural Group.
Second, the fact that the Black Seminoles were enslaved is at the centerpiece of the Seminole argument as to why they should be excluded from monetary disbursements and complete cultural group membership (Robertson, 2008).
supported by a large number of studies showing an "other-race effect," which is defined as a greater capacity to recognize faces of one's own cultural group as compared to faces from other cultural groups."
They said concentrated areas of one cultural group in inner cities was a temporary effect of the immigration process, and not limited to the Muslim community.
Members of the Pan African Cultural Group are pictured performing at the event.
A source in Nineveh Police told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "a civilian was seriously injured by a motorcycle bomb near the Faculty of Science in the area of the cultural group east of Mosul." He pointed out that "security forces cordoned off the scene of the incident and took the injured to a nearby hospital for treatment" / End
The winners in the first cultural competition are Arusan Chi Umili Cul-tural Group, Ayyoweng Di Lambak Cul-tural Group, Gardeners Tribe Cultural Group, Cholibes Cultural Group and Umili Ay Kalalaychan Cultural Group.
Founding national identity on a single fundamental of culture such as language, religion, etc has often resulted in clash between different cultural groups, and even within a cultural group.
Thanima Cultural Group Rayyan Zone conducted a variety of cultural programmes under the title 'Thanima Rayyan Eve' at CIC Rayyan Center recently.
Consul General and members of the Austrian cultural group that had performed at NAPA a day earlier.

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