Meaning of miscegenation

mis•ceg•e•na•tion

Pronunciation: (mi-sej"u-nā'shun, mis"i-ju-), [key]
— n.
  1. marriage or cohabitation between a man and woman of different races, esp., in the U.S., between a black and a white person.
  2. interbreeding between members of different races.
  3. the mixing or a mixture of races by interbreeding.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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