[ sahn-sey, sahn-sey ]
/ ˈsɑn seɪ, sɑnˈseɪ /
a grandchild of Japanese immigrants to the U.S. or Canada.
Origin of Sansei
1940–45; < Japanese: third generation, earlier san-seĩ < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese sān three + ·shēng birth
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