endogamous

ADJECTIVE
  1. pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe
  2. characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind
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How To Use endogamous In A Sentence

  • The Lubbe siblings remained in close contact and saw multiple endogamous marriages among their own children, but they chose diverse spouses for themselves. Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa
  • To be precise, actual conspiracies tend to be found only among family members or, what amounts to the same thing, closely knit, endogamous ethnic groups. VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » Steve Sailer Rule Of Theories–Davos Edition
  • To be precise, actual conspiracies tend to be found only among family members or, what amounts to the same thing, closely knit endogamous ethnic groups. The Steve Sailer Rule of Conspiracies « Isegoria
  • In a word, the matter appears simple and natural as soon as we abandon the extraordinary conception of the endogamous Roman gens and regard it, with Morgan, as originally exogamous.
  • If this was not possible, men sought their brides from the extended family and most marriages were endogamous. Kurdish Women.
  • Arranged endogamous marriage within the kinship units was the preferred pattern in that period, but this pattern has changed somewhat.
  • In the past, villages were endogamous, somewhat matrifocal units.
  • Marriage in the first generation of immigrants was endogamous, as social contact with other Jewish groups (even among Sephardim) was rare. Argentina: Sephardic Women.
  • In 1968, 25 percent of urban marriages, 31 percent of rural marriages, and 51 percent of tribal marriages were reported as endogamous.
  • The proportion of endogamous marriages among their 11 children was not as high as among their Burger (three of five marriages) and van Rensburg (five of seven marriages) cousins, but among the three van Heerdens who did marry van der Merwes, the practice of intermarriage remained strong across subsequent generations. Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa
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