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intermarriage

[ in-ter-mar-ij, in-ter-mar-ij ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmær ɪdʒ, ˈɪn tərˌmær ɪdʒ /
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noun

marriage between people of different religions, tribes, castes, ethnicities, or racial groups, as between a white person and a Black person or between a Christian and a Muslim.
marriage between people of different social classes.
marriage within a specific social or cultural group, as required by custom or law; endogamy.
marriage between people belonging to the same small group, especially if they are close blood relatives.

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Origin of intermarriage

First recorded in 1570–80; inter- + marriage
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