Miscegenation

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Miscegenation

Mixture of races. A term formerly applied to marriage between persons of different races. Statutes prohibiting marriage between persons of different races have been held to be invalid as contrary to the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

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This kind of intermarriage not necessarily lead to the conversion to Islam (Report on Interethnic Marriage 2004).
Report on interethnic marriage, 2004, Department of Registration, Kota Kinabalu.
Socioeconomic Determinants of Interethnic Marriage and Friendship.
This paper uses interethnic marriage, outmarriage, and exogamy synonymously.
Canadian census takers of 1991 and 1996 coded interethnic marriages by giving a value of `one' to each of the ancestral ethnicities.