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  1. an ethnic group.
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Origin of ethnos

< Greek ethnós; cf. ethno-
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Examples from the Web for ethnos

Historical Examples

  • The Greek word so rendered is ethnos, which means a multitude or nation.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

    Joseph Wild

  • In every nation or ethnos there is a prevailing opinion as to what the highest typical human being should be.