Ethnic and Indigenous


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Ethnic adjective – Of, relating to, or reflecting the traits exhibited by a group of people with a common ancestry and culture.
Indigenous and ethnic are semantically related. in cultural topic. In some cases you can use "Indigenous" instead an adjective "Ethnic", when it comes to topics like racial.
Nearby Words: ethnicity, ethnical, ethnically, ethnography
Synonyms for Ethnic


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Indigenous adjective – Belonging to a particular place by birth or origin.
Ethnic and indigenous are semantically related. You can use "Ethnic" instead an adjective "Indigenous".
Nearby Word: indigene
Synonyms for Indigenous

Things that words describes

guy ethnic guy indigenous guy
woman ethnic woman indigenous woman
people ethnic people indigenous people
group ethnic group indigenous group
Other nouns: ancestry, characters, music, population, version, roots, races, groups, communities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Sociopathic Soldier Soldiers carried out acts of mass politicide, and ethnic cleansing and genocide of the indigenous Mayan population became a feature of the war.
  • Arakawa herself said that the Ishbalans were partly inspired by the Ainu, an indigenous ethnic group who suffered persecution and cultural genocide in Japan.
    Source: Applicability
  • Useful Notes / Chinese Dialects and Accents It should be noted that China is a vast country with many indigenous ethnic groupsnote The People's Republic of China recognizes 56 indigenous ethnic groups, the Republic of China recognizes 16 Taiwanese aboriginal groups, and there are many more who remain unrecognized.
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Indigenous and Ethnic. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 26, from
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Indigenous or Ethnic. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2021.

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