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ethnic

 [eth´nik]
pertaining to a social group whose members share cultural bonds or physical (racial) characteristics.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ethnic

(ĕth′nĭk) [Gr. ethnikos, of a nation]
Concerning groups of people within a cultural system who desire or are given a distinct classification based on traits such as religion, culture, language, or appearance.
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The new Constitution not only disregarded the essence of the Panglong Agreement, but also constitutionally expanded Myanmar ethnic national domination toward non-Myanmar ethnic nationals by dividing Burma into Seven Divisions to equate with the seven non-Myanmar ethnic national States and enabled the Myanmar to monopolize all legislative, executive, and judicial power.
In response the non-Myanmar ethnic nationals were silent and the NLD consequently lost the trust of non-Myanmar ethnic nationals.
German leadership lost its message and audience as hyphenated Americans were no longer welcome in the nation of hundred-percent loyalty: "What began as a suspicion of German Philadelphians as potential spies and saboteurs," Kazal commented, "mushroomed into an assault on any German ethnic expression,"--and this assault spread from east coast to west, from city to town and village throughout the nation.
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To counter this guilt complex--peddled, according to Malkin, by high school textbooks, universities, ethnic activists, politicians, and the media--Malkin sets out to debunk what she describes as politically correct myths about internment: that it was motivated primarily by racism and hysteria, that there was no national security justification for it, and that the relocation and internment camps were Nazi-style death camps.
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