One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The fact of having parents from different ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
- ‘Based on a true story, three sisters are ordered by the Australian government to be placed in a special facility for children of dual heritage.’
- ‘A new charity for people with dual heritage children and black and ethnic minority communities in the Basildon district is to be launched.’
- ‘He is described as in his 20s, of dual heritage, athletic build, with plaited shoulder-length hair, and a slim face with pointed features.’
- ‘In fact, some of the best-adjusted Indians I know happen to be of dual heritage, taking the best bits from each of the cultures they inhabit.’
- ‘In the U.S., for example, the dual heritage of many biracial children is virtually invisible.’
- ‘Some Burns suppers now celebrate the dual heritages of Burns and Mohammed Iqbal, Pakistan's national poet.’
- ‘Many parents will want their biracial children to self-identify in a way that reflects their dual heritage.’
- ‘Some may be mixed race but it's this expert adaptability that is their real dual heritage; and being girls, raised to please, they are geniuses at it.’
- ‘A more concrete example of the university's display of dual heritages is visible in the structure of the Lyceum.’
- ‘Umunna is 30 and has already been touted in the New Statesman as a potential "British Obama" - he is a lawyer and is also of dual heritage.’
- ‘This goal is important for all children, but proves to be particularly challenging for those who are of dual heritage parentage.’
- ‘This aspect of living in a dual heritage family was not touched on at the conference, because it is not the life experience of most mixed black Caribbean/white people.’
- ‘Biracial children often struggle as they attempt to merge their dual heritage without compromising either one.’
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