What is another word for Castes?

Pronunciation: [kˈasts] (IPA)

Castes are social divisions usually based on economic, cultural, or historical factors, and many synonyms can describe these divisions. The term "class" refers to the particular social status in a given society, often determined by wealth, occupation, or education. Another term, "estate," describes the position or rank in society based on birth or objectives. A "rank" denotes a specific position or level within a social hierarchy based on education, job, or income. The term "stratum" refers to a level or group within a social hierarchy based on power, wealth, or occupation. Finally, "division" is a more general term that denotes social groups based on class, occupation, or other factors.

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Usage examples for Castes

Women of the humbler Castes are looked upon more as slaves than as filling any other relation to those whom they call their husbands.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
Polygamy prevailed among some tribes or Castes, but was not universal.
"The American Nations, Vol. I."
C. S. Rafinesque
I'll back one shrewd Yorkshireman against any three Tibetan half-Castes, any day.
"Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose"
Grant Allen

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