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two-spirited Syllabification: two-spir·it·ed

Definition of two-spirited in English:


North American
(Of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender.
Example sentences
  • Clark also recorded his observations of cross-dressing Native American two-spirited people.
  • These people were not chosen as community leaders and the elders did not teach the community to follow these two-spirited people.
  • One exception is Aboriginal nationalism, which includes a tradition of "two-spirited peoples."
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