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in·ter·mar·riage

(in'tĕr-mar'ij),
1. Marriage of relatives.
2. Marriage of people of different races or cultures.
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intermarriage

(ĭn″tĕr-măr′ĭj) [″ + maritare, to marry]
1. Marriage between persons from two distinct populations.
2. Marriage between related individuals.
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These can be achieved through education, said Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care chairman Zakreya Al Kadhem who blamed parents for intermarriages which not only risked multiplying the cases of genetic diseases but also put pressure on existing health services.
The highest number of intermarriages involved Filipino brides and American grooms (3,168), followed by Japanese (1,490).
Like the Chitties, the Portuguese Eurasian culture has become increasingly diverse and mixed, through interaction, acculturation and intermarriage with different ethnic communities.
Orthodox rabbis, however, cannot perform intermarriages.The question is: How can we sincerely show that we want people to be part of our community while upholding our laws, our traditions and our opposition to intermarriage?
By contrast, 19% of those who wed before 1960 report being in a religious intermarriage. Many of these recent interfaith marriages are between Christians and the religiously unaffiliated (called "nones").
The correlation between own and spousal education is low in Asian intermarriages (Table 1).
Some Church-based establishments played a significant role in facilitating intermarriages. Most missions and their schools ran orphanages or homes for the young.
"Sunni-Shiite strife is a very difficult thing in Lebanon with 362,000 intermarriages between the two sects," he told the London-based Al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper.
The third group Kominized Nenets (Yaran people) has emerged as a result of intermarriages between Nenets and the Izhma tribe of the Komi peoples.
Second, a rise in intermarriages, seen as a relatively safe way of escaping the oppressors.
of the American Jewish population due to intermarriages without conversion and declining overall birthrates.
"These declines in intermarriages are a significant departure from past trends," says sociology professor Zhenchao Qian.