Definition of polyethnic in English:

polyethnic

Syllabification: pol·y·eth·nic
Pronunciation: /ˌpälēˈeTHnik
 
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adjective

  • Belonging to, comprising, or containing many ethnic groups.
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    • McNeill, like Watson, postulates a turn away from the extreme of the nation state towards more polyethnic political constructions reminiscent of classical empires.
    • The artists in ‘Black Belt’ explore this time and its merging of traditions and the resulting evolution of a polyethnic and transcultural American identity.
    • The intergenerational reproduction of minority ethnic identities has produced a national culture that is multicultural, polyethnic, and cosmopolitan.

Derivatives

polyethnicity

Pronunciation: /-eTHˈnisətē/
noun
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  • His distinction between national minorities and voluntary migrants may be helpful for conceiving of immigration-derived polyethnicity in Canada.
  • Polyethnicity is not so new to most of Asia and Africa.

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