race suicide



the extinction of a racial or ethnic population that tends to result when, through the unwillingness or forbearance of its members to have children, the birthrate falls below the death rate.

Nearby words

  1. race norming,
  2. race off,
  3. race plate,
  4. race relations,
  5. race riot,
  6. race walking,
  7. race-course,
  8. race-horse,
  9. race-riot,
  10. race-track

Origin of race suicide

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

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