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dual heritage

Syllabification: du·al her·it·age

Definition of dual heritage in English:

noun

The fact of having parents from different ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
Example sentences
  • In the U.S., for example, the dual heritage of many biracial children is virtually invisible.
  • Many parents will want their biracial children to self-identify in a way that reflects their dual heritage.
  • Based on a true story, three sisters are ordered by the Australian government to be placed in a special facility for children of dual heritage.

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