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    origin of 'Caucasians'?

    Hello,

    it just popped into my mind what i'd been wondering for quite some time:

    Why are white people in the US referred to as 'Caucasians'?

    Is there a specific reasoon for this?



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    Re: origin of 'Caucasians'?

    Found something.
    There's a wikipedia entry on this topic:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caucasian_race

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