AskDefine | Define intermarriage

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1 marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than your own as required by custom or law [syn: exogamy] [ant: endogamy]
2 marriage within one's own tribe or group as required by custom or law [syn: endogamy, inmarriage] [ant: exogamy]

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  1. a marriage between people belonging to different groups, ethnic, religious or otherwise.

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Intermarriage may refer to:
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intermarriage in German: Mischehe

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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