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Definition of "coloureds" [coloureds]

  • Plural form of coloured. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coloureds" in a sentence
  • "Under the segregationist policies of the apartheid regime, they were designated "coloureds" - people of mixed race origin - and denied significant political representation."
  • "In Cape Town's Grand Parade, an esplanade outside the old City Hall, a crowd of more 2,000 gathered and their numbers grew as people -- mainly blacks and mixed-race "coloureds" -- poured in from neighbouring townships."
  • "Those that were in economic and political power continued to espouse the view that tuberculosis was rife among Africans and so-called coloureds because of their excessive drinking and poor hygienic habits like reckless spitting."
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