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Melungeon

[muh-luhn-juh n] /məˈlʌn dʒən/
noun
1.
a member of a people of mixed white, black, and American Indian ancestry living in the southern Appalachians.
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melungeon

/məˈlʌndʒən/
noun
1.
any of a dark-skinned group of people of the Appalachians in E Tennessee, of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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