An identity founded on the traditions of a particular racialized or nationally-oriented social group.
Relating to large groups of people classed according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background.
Similar to race, ethnicity is a social and political construct used by individuals and communities to define themselves or others. Ethnicity is also a process, which is changed over time both by social conditions and individuals. Ethnicity tends to be based on a common culture, language, region or nationhood.