[muhl-tee-rey-shuh l, muhl-tahy-]
- consisting of, representing, or combining members of more than one racial group: multiracial communities.
- (of a person) descended from more than one racial group.
Origin of multiracial
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Examples from the Web for multiracial
He is multiracial, of African American and Native American heritage.Russell Wilson Should Win MVP (and the Super Bowl)
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But at home, where it mattered most, the ANC was a genuine, multiracial movement for democracy.Don’t Sanitize Nelson Mandela: He’s Honored Now, But Was Hated Then
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Through organizing and activism, he has created a multiracial political movement that draws thousands of people every week.March on Washington in 1963 Was Truly Militant, Despite Portrayals
August 26, 2013
Beer commercials seem to be made up entirely of multiracial groups of men who accept each other unconditionally.Dad Desperately Seeks Friends to Share Midlife
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In 1980, Southern Rhodesia became independent as Zimbabwe, a multiracial nation under a system of majority rule.
- comprising people of many races
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Word Origin and History for multiracial
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