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Only individuals who are born into one of the ethnic groups known as "gypsies" can be gypsies, otherwise it is impossible to become one. Gypsies sometimes marry those who are not gypsy, although it is widely discouraged.... More »

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The traditional dress of the Roma or gypsy culture differs between women and men; women traditionally wear full skirts to their ankles tied at the left side, and men wear suits with a neckerchief called a ?diklo.? Men's ... More »

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Some examples of Roma clothing include full-length skirts tied on the left side of the waist and often covered in floral designs, low-cut blouses and bolero vests. Another example of Roma clothing is a thin strip of ribb... More »

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Microcultures can be seen as racial groups, like Asian-Americans, religious groups and other groupings of individuals, such as graduates of a specific college or children of military officers. The term "microculture" ref... More »

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Gypsies, also called Roma or Romani people, possess a deep, rich history that includes their origin, worldwide demographics, continual persecution, vivid culture and isolation. Linguistic and genetic evidence traces west... More »

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American gypsies live all over the country, but are mainly found in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston and Dallas. American gypsies usually migrate to these large, p... More »

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A gypsy lifestyle is a way of describing the way in which someone who moves a lot and never stays in one place for very long lives. It is derived from the perception of gypsies as nomadic people. More »

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