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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was that miscegenetic relationships between savages and white women,
However, she has no objections to Lorenzo's cross-cultural bond with Jessica, the convert, and she and Bassanio will have to put up with Launcelot's impregnation of a Mooress and the black offsping of their miscegenetic union in Belmont.
35) Not unlike a paranoid slave owner, determined to erase all traces of his miscegenetic paternity, furthermore, Dimmesdale worries about Pearl's maturing appearance.