Blood purity

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Blood purity is a common expression used to denote racial purity. It typically refers to:

  • Limpieza de sangre, blood purity laws in Medieval Spain stipulating a social hierarchy based on ancestry
  • Blood quantum laws, tribal laws in the United States stipulating a certain minimum degree of indigenous and/or tribal ancestry required for membership in a given Native American tribe

Blood purity may also refer to:

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