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Princeton's WordNet

  1. White House, EXECnoun

    the chief executive department of the United States government

  2. White Housenoun

    the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States

Wiktionary

  1. White Housenoun

    The official home and workplace of the President of the United States of America.

  2. White Housenoun

    The US presidency and its administration.

Wikipedia

  1. White House

    The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The term "White House" is often used as a metonym for the president and his advisers. The residence was designed by Irish-born architect James Hoban in the neoclassical style. Hoban modelled the building on Leinster House in Dublin, a building which today houses the Oireachtas, the Irish legislature. Construction took place between 1792 and 1800, using Aquia Creek sandstone painted white. When Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, he (with architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe) added low colonnades on each wing that concealed stables and storage. In 1814, during the War of 1812, the mansion was set ablaze by British forces in the Burning of Washington, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Reconstruction began almost immediately, and President James Monroe moved into the partially reconstructed Executive Residence in October 1817. Exterior construction continued with the addition of the semi-circular South portico in 1824 and the North portico in 1829. Because of crowding within the executive mansion itself, President Theodore Roosevelt had all work offices relocated to the newly constructed West Wing in 1901. Eight years later, in 1909, President William Howard Taft expanded the West Wing and created the first Oval Office, which was eventually moved as the section was expanded. In the main mansion (Executive Residence), the third-floor attic was converted to living quarters in 1927 by augmenting the existing hip roof with long shed dormers. A newly constructed East Wing was used as a reception area for social events; Jefferson's colonnades connected the new wings. The East Wing alterations were completed in 1946, creating additional office space. By 1948, the residence's load-bearing walls and wood beams were found to be close to failure. Under Harry S. Truman, the interior rooms were completely dismantled and a new internal load-bearing steel frame was constructed inside the walls. On the exterior, the Truman Balcony was added. Once the structural work was completed, the interior rooms were rebuilt. The modern-day White House complex includes the Executive Residence, the West Wing, the East Wing, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (the former State Department, which now houses offices for the president's staff and the vice president) and Blair House, a guest residence. The Executive Residence is made up of six stories: the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement. The property is a National Heritage Site owned by the National Park Service and is part of the President's Park. In 2007, it was ranked second on the American Institute of Architects list of "America's Favorite Architecture".

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  1. white house

    The White House is the official residence and primary workplace of the President of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the building has been home to every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. It includes the West Wing, which houses the Oval Office and the seats of the presidential staff. The term "White House" is often used as a metonym for the president and their advisors. The property is owned by the National Park Service and is part of the President’s Park.

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  1. White House

    The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban, and built between 1792 and 1800 of white-painted Aquia Creek sandstone in the Neoclassical style. When Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, he expanded the building outward, creating two colonnades that were meant to conceal stables and storage. In 1814, during the War of 1812, the mansion was set ablaze by the British Army in the Burning of Washington, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Reconstruction began almost immediately, and President James Monroe moved into the partially reconstructed Executive Residence in October 1817. Construction continued with the addition of the South Portico in 1824 and the North in 1829. Because of crowding within the executive mansion itself, President Theodore Roosevelt had all work offices relocated to the newly constructed West Wing in 1901. Eight years later, President William Howard Taft expanded the West Wing and created the first Oval Office which was eventually moved as the section was expanded. The third-floor attic was converted to living quarters in 1927 by augmenting the existing hip roof with long shed dormers. A newly constructed East Wing was used as a reception area for social events; Jefferson's colonnades connected the new wings.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. White House

    name popularly given to the official residence of the President of the United States, being a building of freestone painted white.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. White House

    The official residence of the President of the United States at Washington, so called because it is built of freestone painted white.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of white house in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of white house in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of white house in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Nadler:

    Article 3 of Nixon's impeachment was obstruction of Congress, refusing to obey defined congressional subpoenas, pleading imaginary privilege, and obviously that's what The President has been doing. Richard Nixon wasn't foolish to say in advance that Richard Nixon's going to defy all congressional subpoenas... and today we saw a witness instructed by the White House completely contemptuous of Congress who refused to answer relevant questions. Just another instance of obstruction of Congress and that's what Article 3 of the Richard Nixon impeachment was.

  2. White House:

    Today, President Biden announced that Alondra Nelson will perform the duties of director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy( OSTP) and Francis Collins will perform the duties of Science Advisor to the President Biden and Co-Chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology until permanent leadership is nominated and confirmed, these appointments will allow OSTP and the President's Science and Technology agenda to move seamlessly forward under proven leadership.

  3. Elizabeth Lauten:

    Act like being in the White House matters to you, dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar. And certainly don’t make faces during televised public events.

  4. Ty Cobb:

    I'd be embarrassed if this is still haunting the White House by Thanksgiving, and worse if it's still haunting him by year end.

  5. Marilyn Horne:

    It was a month ago today that we went to the White House, i think she felt she had accomplished everything and could take her rest.


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