Etymology
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multiculturalism (n.)

" co-existence of diverse cultures in a society," 1965, from multicultural + -ism.

updated on March 19, 2019

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Definitions of multiculturalism from WordNet

multiculturalism (n.)
the doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can coexist peacefully and equitably in a single country;
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