minority

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small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping Abu Sayyaf , Bearer of the Sword
policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities affirmative action
ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa Arab-Berber , Berber
minority group gradually adopting ways of prevailing culture assimilation
queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589) Catherine de Medicis
leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups civil rights activist , civil rights leader , civil rights worker
loyalty and commitment to the interests of your own minority or ethnic group rather than to society as a whole communalism
ethnic minority living on the Caspian Sea in southwestern Russia and Azerbaijan Dagestani
areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted Dar al-harb , House of War
protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands direct action
fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399) Duke of Lancaster , John of Gaunt
secrets known only to an initiated minority esoterica
poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions ghetto
ethnic minority of Polynesian and Melanesian descent who speak Maori and live in New Zealand Maori
ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas Maya
Russian member of the liberal minority group that advocated gradual reform and opposed the Bolsheviks before and during the Russian Revolution Menshevik
leader of the minority party in a legislature minority leader
ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan Pashtun , Pathan
organized persecution of a minority group pogrom
someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch regent
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