Definition of race memory in English:

race memory

Line breaks: race mem¦ory

noun

  • A supposedly inherited subconscious memory of events in human history or prehistory.
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    • Bavarian and Austrian Catholics have always felt that they were a people apart and they have a race memory of a time when Germanic monarchs ruled the ‘Empire in the West’.
    • But something in the nature of a race memory emerges in his work: its evocations of deserts, lost tribes, desolate suns.
    • AM I the only one left in the country now who is plagued by a race memory of the Big House?

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