ethnically ethnically  /ˈɛθ nɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with respect to ethnicity

Usage(s):

  1. Coming from one of the nation's most ethnically diverse cities, Villaraigosa, 52, stands for a bridge-building, post-ethnic style of politics.
  2. He actively supported Bosnian Serb efforts to purge Bosnian Muslims in order to create an ethnically pure Serbian state in Bosnia.
  3. Given his upbringing in the ethnically diverse housing projects southwest of Paris, no one can speak out against intolerance better than Thierry.

News

  1. Limits on Palestinians living with Israeli spouses

    BARTAA, Israel — When Israeli Arabs search for a spouse, they don't just worry about looks, job prospects or future in-laws. They must think about whether their partner will be allowed to live with them. The problem is — many Israeli Arabs, who are ethnically Palestinians, want to marry Palestinians from the West Bank or Gaza Strip. But relations between the Palestinian territories and Israel ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Ban on Palestinians living with spouses in Israel

    JERUSALEM — When Israeli Arabs search for a spouse, they don't just worry about looks, job prospects or future in-laws. They must think about whether their partner will be allowed to live with them. The problem is — many Israeli Arabs, who are ethnically Palestinians, want to marry Palestinians from the West Bank or Gaza Strip. But relations between the Palestinian territories and Israel are ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. House Representative and soon-to-be Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi wrote: "It is wrong to suggest that the Jewish people would support a government in Israel or anywhere else that institutionalizes ethnically based oppression, and Democrats reject...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: CounterPunch

  2. Shevardnadze, who was also a foreign minister of the former Soviet Union, said that Moscow's move would "encourage separatist movements within ethnically diverse Russia."
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Eduard Shevardnadze Source: Canada.com

  3. In his five-year study titled, "E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the 21st Century," Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam explains, "People living in ethnically diverse settings appear to 'hunker down,' that is, to pull in like...
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Robert Putnam Source: Evening Bulletin

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