ethnological ethnological


  • (adj) of or relating to ethnology


  1. The Turks claim Mosul on ethnological grounds, a claim which is patently absurd, because the percentage of Turks there is small.
  2. In coming months the animals may be seen here there about the countrytogether with archaeological, ethnological and other zoological exhibitswhen Capt.
  3. Hopelessly backward by the lights of European civilization, they have often been treated not as second-class citizens but as a subhuman species, a kind of ethnological curiosity.


  • At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection

    The exhibition in Santa Ana includes artifacts that span 2 million years and hail from around the world. The 'wow' factor comes from non-Christian religions. "Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited ...
    on October 2, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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