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race riot

noun
1.
a riot resulting from animosity or tensions between racial or ethnic groups.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for race-riot

race riot

noun
1.
a riot among members of different races in the same community
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Word Origin and History for race-riot
n.

1889, American English, from race (n.2) + riot (n.).

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