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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The Prince conforms, in the first instance, to the paradigm of the transgressive Moor who strives for a miscegenational union which is doomed to pollute his European partner.
Marriage, our marriage, our miscegenational marriage, fed the wife comedically.