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color line

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcolor lineˈcolor line noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 PREJUDICED American English the set of laws or social customs that prevents people of different races from going to the same places or taking part in the same activities syn colour bar British English
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color lineTuesday marks year number 50 since Jackie Robinson broke the color line in major league baseball.The men stiffened up to the color line, charged forward with a cheer, and drove back the enemy.In this way the color line grew firm and strong.
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