Melting-pot



noun
1.
a pot in which metals or other substances are melted or fused.
2.
a country, locality, or situation in which cultural assimilation results in blending the heritage and traditions of previously distinct ethnic groups.
noun
1.
a pot in which metals or other substances are melted, esp in order to mix them
2.
an area in which many races, ideas, etc, are mixed

A term expressing the view that immigrants to the United States have been fused or melted into a single people.

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