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The elimination of a particular ethnic group from a population, as through forced emigration or genocide. Ethnic cleansing is strongly associated with the Yugoslav Wars, during which large numbers of Bosnian Muslims and Croats were murdered.
Traditional music of a particular ethnic group or community. I love all types of music, especially the ethnic music you hear in the big city.
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