James R. Barrett, author of the new book The Irish Way, on how one ethnic group defined the urban experience.
Every ethnic group will explain the war to their children from their perspective.
The accuser is part of the Fulla ethnic group which is widespread in West Africa.
In an obscure, devoutly Muslim ethnic group in Indonesia, women are revered—and own key land and property.
But the truth is, he remains more popular with Jewish voters than any other ethnic group, save blacks.
Of course, we must not demonize any religion, race, or ethnic group.
These numbers rise above the average because they are from an ethnic group with arguably the largest stake in the debate.
One of the most commercial tribes of this ethnic group is that of the Danagla inhabiting the country of Dongola.
There is no other ethnic group in America so unmixed as these mountaineers and so segregated from all others.
What varies is the proportion in which such and such a race enters into the constitution of the ethnic group.
late 14c., Scottish, "heathen, pagan," and having that sense first in English; as an adj. from late 15c. from Latin ethnicus, Greek ethnikos, from ethnos "band of people living together, nation, people," properly "people of one's own kind," from PIE *swedh-no-, suffixed form of root *s(w)e- (see idiom).
In Septuagint, Greek ta ethne translates Hebrew goyim, plural of goy "nation," especially of non-Israelites, hence "Gentile nation" (see goy). Sense of "peculiar to a race or nation" is attested from 1851, a return to the word's original meaning; that of "different cultural groups" is 1935; and that of "racial, cultural or national minority group" is American English 1945; ethnic cleansing is attested from 1991.
Although the term 'ethnic cleansing' has come into English usage only recently, its verbal correlates in Czech, French, German, and Polish go back much further. [Jerry Z. Muller, "Us and Them: The Enduring Power of Ethnic Nationalism," Foreign Affairs, March/April 2008]