multiethnic multiethnic  /ˌməl ti ˈɛθ nɪk/


  • (adj) involving several ethnic groups


  1. Born a Muslim in the multiethnic nation of Malaysia, she started attending church in 1990 and was baptized as a Christian eight years later.
  2. There is no dome, no minaret, nothing but a small sign to indicate that this rundown Victorian house in the multiethnic south London neighborhood of Brixton is a mosque.
  3. But Malaysiaa multiethnic nation composed largely of Muslim Malays, Hindu Indians and Buddhist and Christian Chineseemploys a dual legal system.


  1. ‘On Sal Mal Lane,’ by Ru Freeman

    A looming civil war threatens to engulf the multiethnic Sri Lankan street of Ru Freeman’s novel.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Special Issue of Journal of Public Policy & Marketing Pushes Marketing Academics and Practitioners to Be More Diverse ...

    CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global marketplace becomes increasing connected and diverse, firms are seeking ways to increase opportunities for the pursuit of emerging markets both locally (e.g., multiethnic marketing) and abroad (e.g., cross cultural marketing), and to connect research in this domain to public policy.  To address this need, the latest issue of Journal ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

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