[nee-sey, nee-sey] /ˈni seɪ, niˈseɪ/
noun, plural Nisei.
a person of Japanese descent, born and educated in the U.S. or Canada.
a native-born citizen of the United States or Canada whose parents were Japanese immigrants
“American born of Japanese parents,” from Japanese ni- “second” + sei “generation.” Use limited to U.S. West Coast until c.1942.
Nisei [(nee-say, nee-say)]
Persons whose parents were born in Japan but who were themselves born outside Japan. Many Nisei were moved by force in the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II.
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