Definition of Ethnic minority

1. Noun. A group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population.

Generic synonyms: Ethnic Group, Ethnos
Specialized synonyms: Arab-berbers, Berbers, Dagestani, Maori, Mayas, Pashtun, Pathan



Definition of Ethnic minority

1. Noun. A group of people who have a different ethnicity, religion, language or culture to that of the majority of people in the place where they live. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Ethnic minority

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Denmark (2006)
"Share of tenants with ethnic minority background1 Social housing Private rentals Total 1. First and second generation immigrants from countries outside ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... Programs for racial/ethnic minority groups 8.14 Effective health systems Occupational Safety and Health 10.5 Hepatitis B infections among occupationally ..."

3. Struggling for Ethnic Identity: The Gypsies of Hungary by Gyorgy Feher, Holly Cartner, Lois Whitman (1993)
"However, Article 2 retained the taxonomy, listing thirteen indigenous groups which automatically qualify for national and ethnic minority status,41 though ..."

4. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"There are no reliable statistics on religious affiliation and ethnicity. Since independence in 1948, many of the ethnic minority areas have ..."

5. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"Children formed a third of the ethnic minority population, compared with less ... Differences in age profiles also varied across ethnic minority groups, ..."

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