mixed-blood mixed-blood

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

Usage(s):

  1. From its very origins a century and a half ago, Shanghai was a mixed-blood metropolis that upended every notion of Orient and Occident.
  2. It is doubtless true that the Puerto Ricans who were imported into Hawaii were drawn largely from the Negro and mixed-blood elements.
  3. Strydom's chief objective, like his predecessor Daniel Malan's, was to disenfranchise the 45,000 mixed-blood people who still have votes in South Africa.

Quotes

  • "He will produce a mongrel, a mixed-blood proposal, which is very offensive," said Emily Lau, veteran pro-democracy lawmaker.
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Emily Lau Source: Reuters

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