ETHNIC GROUP

The major social group with a common identity based on history, culture, language and sometimes religion. Not equivalent to a race.

ETHNIC GROUP: "Joe's friend Zarita and her family belong to the Goa ethnic group in western India."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ETHNIC GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ethnic-group/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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