Definition of Miscegenation

1. Noun. Reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons).

Exact synonyms: Crossbreeding, Interbreeding
Generic synonyms: Breeding, Facts Of Life, Procreation, Reproduction
Derivative terms: Interbreed, Miscegenate



Definition of Miscegenation

1. n. A mixing of races; amalgamation, as by intermarriage of black and white.

Definition of Miscegenation

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) The mixing or blending of race in marriage or breeding, interracial marriage. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A mixing or blending, especially one which is considered to be inappropriate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscegenation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Miscegenation

1. Marriage or interbreeding of individuals of different races. Origin: L. Misceo, to mix, + genus, descent, race (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Miscegenation

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1. Race Distinctions in American Law by Gilbert Thomas Stephenson (1910)
"CHAPTER VI INTERMARRIAGE AND miscegenation ONE race distinction, which has not been confined to the South, and which has, in a large measure, ..."

2. Handbook of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, William Ephraim Mikell (1915)
"miscegenation 124. miscegenation, or intermarriage between persons of the white and negro races, or the living together of such persons in adultery or ..."

3. Handbook of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, William Ephraim Mikell (1915)
"miscegenation 124. miscegenation, or intermarriage between persons of the white and negro races, or the living together of such persons in adultery or ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1899)
"miscegenation is the intermarriage of persons of different races. ... In Indiana, a conviction for miscegenation has been had, upon an indictment charging ..."

5. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"miscegenation is a statutory crime and is the marriage or sexual union of a negro and a ... Statutes making miscegenation a crime are constitutional.1 Where ..."

6. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"Laws to Restrict miscegenation Twenty-eight states have laws or constitutional provisions forbidding the intermarriage of negroes and white persons, ..."

7. A Text-book of Legal Medicine and Toxicology by Walter Stanley Haines (1904)
"miscegenation.—Before leaving the topic of marriage and divorce, the subject of miscegenation should not be omitted. In several of the states, ..."

8. Essays on the Progress of Nations in Civilization, Productive Industry by Ezra Champion Seaman (1868)
"miscegenation, and the Improvement of the Colored Races. It appears to many like cruel injustice and a gross violation of the natural and civil rights of ..."

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