Definition of ethnic group in English:

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ethnic group

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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  • Various ethnic groups throughout history have thought that elderberry had medicinal or even supernatural powers.
  • African Americans show a higher prevalence of hypertension than whites and other ethnic groups.
  • Emigrant musicians from many different European ethnic groups made commercial recordings in their indigenous Old World styles.

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