intermarry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v intermarry marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Intermarry To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; -- said of families, ranks, races, castes, etc. "About the middle of the fourth century from the building of Rome, it was declared lawful for nobles and plebeians to intermarry ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intermarry To become connected by marriage, as two families, clans, classes, or tribes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Intermarry in-tėr-mar′i to marry between or among: to marry reciprocally, or take one and give another in marriage
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Usage

In literature:

In England they are intermarrying, is it not so, with the aristocracy?
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
Their creed, as well as ours, forbade any intermarrying.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Some of them, my child, have intermarried with Royalty itself.
"The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals" by Ann S. Stephens
Wherever the prejudices of a caste compel its members to intermarry, certain special degenerations are produced.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
They worked for one another and intermarried.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
These families are mostly of moderate means, and often intermarry.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Possibly no other nation is so willing to intermarry with alien races as the Portuguese.
"Rulers of India: Albuquerque" by Henry Morse Stephens
The Dalbergs, moreover, had intermarried with an Italian family, the Brignoli.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
They intermarry with the English but little.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
Polygamy is not permitted, and the tribes intermarry with each other.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
They are so intermarried that most of them have ties of kinship with all their neighbours.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
If there be not, then, why may Shem and Japhet intermarry, but Ham with neither?
"Discussion on American Slavery" by George Thompson
They are proud, however, and will not intermarry with the Africans.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
They intermarry among themselves only, and their women are professional dancers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
In process of time they intermarried, and by the commencement of this century numbered about 75,000 souls all told.
"With Rifle and Bayonet" by F.S. Brereton
Another is that they were adopted by the red men and intermarried among them.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
The different castes will not intermarry and will not touch each other's food.
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
Sometimes it is stated that intermarrying within these organizations is forbidden.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels
Cousins who have not the same ancestral surname may intermarry.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
They only intermarry among themselves, and speak a language which would not be understood in other parts of Tibet.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
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In news:

The various royal families were so intermarried that their family trees looked more like the rhizome root systems of a bamboo forest.
Intermarried Does Not Equal Anti-Zionist.
Don't write off the intermarried.
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