a riot resulting from animosity or tensions between racial or ethnic groups.
a riot among members of different races in the same community
1889, American English, from race (n.2) + riot (n.).
[reys-ruhn-er] /ˈreɪsˌrʌn ər/ noun 1. a whiptail lizard, Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, common in the eastern and central U.S., that runs with great speed.
noun 1. the extinction of a racial or ethnic population that tends to result when, through the unwillingness or forbearance of its members to have children, the birthrate falls below the death rate.
[reys] /reɪs/ noun 1. a contest of speed, as in running, riding, driving, or sailing. 2. races, a series of races, usually of horses or dogs, run at a set time over a regular course: They spent a day at the races. 3. any contest or competition, especially to achieve superiority: the arms race; the […]
[reys-trak] /ˈreɪsˌtræk/ noun 1. a plot of ground, usually oval, laid out for horse racing. 2. the course for any race. /ˈreɪsˌtræk/ noun 1. a circuit or course, esp an oval one, used for motor racing, speedway, etc 2. (mainly US & Canadian) Also called racecourse. a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between […]