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Exogamous group is a section of society within which marriages are prohibited. A marriage within an exogamous group is regarded as incestuous.
Examples of exogamous groups are:
- Gotras and Clans in the castes in India.
- "Fis" among the Albanians
- The Oroqen people, one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China
- Individuals with the same last name in China, or Chinese surname, Chinese clan