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intr.v. in·ter·mar·ried, in·ter·mar·ry·ing, in·ter·mar·ries
1. To marry a member of another group.
2. To be bound together by the marriages of members.
3. To marry within one's family, tribe, or clan.

in′ter·mar′riage (-măr′ĭj) n.
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(ˌɪn tərˈmær ɪdʒ)

1. marriage between a man and woman of different groups, as races, religions, ethnic groups, or tribes.
2. marriage between a man and woman within a specific group.
3. marriage between close blood relatives.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intermarriage - marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than your own as required by custom or law
marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, wedlock, union - the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"
2.intermarriage - marriage within one's own tribe or group as required by custom or law
marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, wedlock, union - the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"
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[ˌɪntəˈmærɪdʒ] N (between races) → matrimonio m mixto; (between relatives) → matrimonio m entre parientes
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[ˌɪntərˈmærɪdʒ] nmariage m consanguin
Intermarriages were not uncommon → Les mariages consanguins n'étaient pas rares.
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n (between groups) → Mischehen pl; (within the group) → Heirat funtereinander
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(intəˈmӕri) verb
(of tribes, families etc) to marry one another. The invaders intermarried with the local population; The two families intermarried.
ˌinterˈmarriage (-ridʒ) noun
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But the case is this: We are not rich enough or grand enough for them; and she is the more anxious to get Miss Darcy for her brother, from the notion that when there has been ONE intermarriage, she may have less trouble in achieving a second: in which there is certainly some ingenuity, and I dare say it would succeed, if Miss de Bourgh were out of the way.
Do you conceive, mistress, that in an intermarriage between kingdoms, as when a daughter of France is married into Spain, the princess herself is alone considered in the match?
Here by intermarriage with the native women they rapidly developed into a race which while retaining all their original courage and enterprise took on also, together with the French language, the French intellectual brilliancy and flexibility and in manners became the chief exponent of medieval chivalry.
Racially, and to a less extent socially, intermarriage did its work, and that within a very few generations.
Intermarriages (arranged by the Priests) between the sons and daughters of these more intellectual members of the lower classes generally result in an offspring approximating still more to the type of the Equal-Sided Triangle.
Square offspring has sometimes resulted from a slightly Irregular Triangle; but in almost every such case the Irregularity of the first generation is visited on the third; which either fails to attain the Pentagonal rank, or relapses to the Triangular.] Such a birth requires, as its antecedents, not only a series of carefully arranged intermarriages, but also a long, continued exercise of frugality and self-control on the part of the would-be ancestors of the coming Equilateral, and a patient, systematic, and continuous development of the Isosceles intellect through many generations.
This province is inhabited by a nation of the Agaus, who call, but only call, themselves Christians, for by daily intermarriages they have allied themselves to the Pagan Agaus, and adopted all their customs and ceremonies.
Cedric lived to see this union approximate towards its completion; for as the two nations mixed in society and formed intermarriages with each other, the Normans abated their scorn, and the Saxons were refined from their rusticity.
Gomez, the governor of Lemuy, is descended from noblemen of Spain on both sides; but by constant intermarriages with the natives the present man is an Indian.
I am often asked, "Rabbi, why are Jews so against intermarriage? Why should two people who love each other not be able to marry just because they have different religions?
Rowling jarringly has her villain waging a sort of "love is love" campaign: He wins at least one good-hearted character over to his cause by demanding an overthrow of prejudiced laws banning intermarriage between magical folk and their non-magical neighbors.
"The Perils of Loving in America"--with vivid analysis of works by Hettie Jones, Lore Segal, and Lynne Sharon Schwartz--is one of the strongest chapters in the work, providing fresh readings that challenge the reader to take into account not only race and ethnicity, but also gender, class, and a host of other intersections, as Glaser deftly unpacks the ways that discussions of intermarriage become signposts for a host of other tensions.