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second-generation

[sek-uh nd-jen-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˈsɛk əndˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən/
adjective
1.
being the second generation of a family to be born in a particular country:
the oldest son of second-generation Americans.
2.
being the native-born child of naturalized parents.
3.
being a revised or improved version of a product, system, service, etc.:
Production has been increased with second-generation robots.
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  • For these second-generation farms, wheat and corn for export to England and the West Indies became the principal income crops.

    Green Spring Farm Ross Netherton

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