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white sheep

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  1. Dall sheep, Dall's sheep, white sheep, Ovis montana dallinoun

    large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska


  1. white sheepnoun

    a conformist; an unusual or conventional person

  2. white sheepnoun

    a disliked person; one who is disfavored


  1. white sheep

    The Aq Qoyunlu (Azerbaijani: Ağqoyunlular آغ‌قویونلولار‎, Persian: آق‌ قویونلو) was a culturally Persianate, Sunni Turkoman tribal confederation. Founded in the Diyarbakir region by Qara Yuluk Uthman Beg, they ruled parts of present-day eastern Turkey from 1378 to 1503, and in their last decades also ruled Armenia, Azerbaijan, much of Iran, Iraq, and Oman where the ruler of Hormuz recognised Aq Qoyunlu suzerainty. The Aq Qoyunlu empire reached its zenith under Uzun Hasan.


  1. white sheep

    A white sheep refers to a breed or type of domesticated sheep that has a thick coat of white wool. It is one of the most common varieties of sheep and often used for wool production. The term 'white sheep' may also metaphorically refer to an individual who follows rules and norms or is in good graces with authority - the opposite of the 'black sheep.'

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of white sheep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
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