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ethnic group

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Definition of ethnic group in English:

noun

A community or population made up of people who share a common cultural background or descent: the largest of six ethnic groups inhabiting the area of northern Sumatra
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  • Bridgeport is different, though, in that the primary ethnic groups remained in the community and their lots improved over time.
  • The country has 55 officially recognized ethnic groups.
  • The US is a diverse country with many ethnic groups, and with peoples of varying religious identities.

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