Definitions of Races

  1. Major living subspecies of man differentiated by genetic and physical characteristics. There are four racial groups: Australoid, Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid.

Usage examples for Races

  1. The hotel is full of visitors- people who are here for the races – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  2. Neither different races of men, originally distinct and separated, nor universal savagery, and far less fathership of the ape, will develop into simultaneous existence four uniform institutions found through the widest range of divided nations, such as marriage, a religion based on sacrifice, civil government, and the alliance between government and religion. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  3. But, aside from this, there are very many liberal, fair- minded and influential Democrats in the State who are strongly in favor of having the State provide for the liberal education of both races – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  4. The people in the country were angry with him at last, and this law was made, that he should ride no more at races and if he rode, any one who saw him would have the right to shoot him. – The Aran Islands by John M. Synge
  5. We won a pile of money at monte, but Bill and I lost heavily at the races and faro banks. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  6. Many children were born to the couple, and from them came all the different races of people. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  7. I decided to try to form a regiment of the Africo- Americans, and, after whipping the F. F. V. 's, establish, beyond doubt, the perfect equality of the thus called races – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  8. I am looking forward to seeing so many young Atalantas run races – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  9. The remains of the different races however, lie at various depths, those of the earlier race naturally lying the lowest. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  10. I invested part of my savings at the races and the tenor of my success was markedly uneven. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  11. The children of lower races of man develop more rapidly than those of higher races but in such cases they also cease to develop at an earlier age. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  12. Did you row in the races – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  13. The day of the races came. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  14. It is a great risk to marry a foreigner; races are so unlike." – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  15. Nothing is more certainly written in the book of fate, than that these people are to be free; nor is it less certain that the two races equally free, cannot live in the same government. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. " No Saratoga and no races today, Eddie," remarked Stull. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  17. Won two or three races that stud did. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  18. They were of all races – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  19. Mr. William have rode Prince William this morning away to Salisbury Races – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. He was in evening dress, and his throat was sore already with the cold that was coming on and that he had caught, as he expected, running races on the Sunday at Priscilla's children's party. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim