A minority group within a country felt to be distinct from the majority because of historical differences of language, religion, culture, etc.
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- Indeed, far from opposing liberal principles, public opinion polls show there are often no statistical differences between national minorities and majorities in their adherence to liberal principles.
- His alternative was not the assimilation of Russia's national minorities into the ‘dominant culture’ of the Russian majority.
- Despite this, the Québécois nation has welcomed and continues to welcome a high proportion of Canada's national minorities and immigrants.