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Synonyms for exogamous

characterized by or fit for fertilization by a flower that is not closely related

pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only outside the limits of a clan or tribe

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In Wolf 's tribe, as one of the rites of passage into manhood, young men capture women exogamously in the classic McLennan manner.
Specifically it refers to being endogamously or exogamously married with respect to ethnic or cultural origin.
Overall, husbands tend to marry exogamously to a slightly greater extent than wives, the native-born tend to exhibit higher rates of ethnic exogamy than their foreign-born counterparts, and the Prairie CMAs have higher rates of ethnic endogamy compared to Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
In a multicultural society such as Canada, minority persons who marry within their own minority ethnic or cultural origin group are said to be more ethnically-connected than individuals who marry exogamously.