; ˌ mɪsədʒəˈneɪʃən
- marriage or sexual relations between a man and woman of different races, esp., in
the U.S., between a white and a black
1863) < L miscere, mix
race (see , genus
) + , -ation
Example Sentences Including 'miscegenation'
Rousing deep-seated emotions, it apparently posed for whites the ultimate threat---that of miscegenation.
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