White race, White people, Caucasoid race, Caucasian race(noun)
a light-skinned race
White people is a term denoting a specific set of ethnic groups and functions as a color metaphor for race. The definition of "white person" differs according to geographical and historical context. Various social constructions of whiteness have had implications in terms of national identity, consanguinity, public policy, religion, population statistics, racial segregation, affirmative action, eugenics, racial marginalization and racial quotas. The concept has been applied with varying degrees of formality and internal consistency in disciplines including sociology, politics, genetics, biology, medicine, biomedicine, language, culture, and law.
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a name adopted by Blumenbach to denote the Indo-European race, from the fine type of a skull of one of the race found in Georgia.
The numerical value of caucasian race in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of caucasian race in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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