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mixed marriage

a marriage between persons of different racial, ethnic, or religious groups, as between a black person and a white person or between a Christian and a Jew.
Origin of mixed marriage
1690-1700 Unabridged
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mixed marriage

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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