They have sometimes been referred to as a nation in their own right.
The assistant who referred him: a woman known only as "Nadia."
Mixed-race people, for example, are often referred to as "half-castes" or "half-and-halfs."
Some of his grandchildren have referred to her as a kwerekere—a derogatory term for a foreigner.
However, St. Peter referred to the “kiss of charity,” and St. Paul wrote, “Salute one another with a holy kiss.”
That information has been referred to a Committee of the Whole.
He was smiling now, and seemed to take it for granted that I should know to whom he referred.
And then they inquired to what Mr. Bohun referred, and then he told them all that had been said.
When Beatrice and Muriel said “she” they referred to Mrs. Churchley.
She did not touch upon the knowledge to which he referred, but went past it to its object.
late 14c., "to trace back (to a first cause), attribute, assign," from Old French referer (14c.) and directly from Latin referre "to relate, refer," literally "to carry back," from re- "back" (see re-) + ferre "carry" (see infer). Meaning "to commit to some authority for a decision" is from mid-15c.; sense of "to direct (someone) to a book, etc." is from c.1600. Related: Referred; referring.