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2 definitions by twahftr

 
1.
referring to people who migrated to another country before their teens or older people migrating to another country then giving birth to children
being raised with their home country's culture and the culture of their new country; they earn the label 'generation 1.5' (or '1.5G' or '1.5 generation')
Notable members of generation 1.5
Elaine Chao (immigrated from Taiwan to U.S. at the age of eight)
Karina Smirnoff (immigrated from Ukraine to U.S. at the age of fourteen)
by twahftr July 06, 2009
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bi-cultural people; people who are brought up with a mix of two cultures from their home country and the country that they migrated to
i am bi-cultural because i have been brought up by my parents in their culture as well as my new country's culture
by twahftr July 06, 2009
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