mixed marriage

mixed marriage

noun
a marriage between persons of different religions or races.

Origin:
1690–1700

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mixed marriage
 
n
a marriage between persons of different races or religions

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mixed marriage definition


Marriage between two people who come from different cultural, national, racial, ethnic, or religious backgrounds. Often, such marriages must withstand the scrutiny of both partners' families and social communities.

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