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    white vs caucasian?

    If you say some is a Caucasian, does it usually mean a white person with European background or any white person from any part of the world? I always thought Caucasians are mainly from Europe.
    I mean many Americans can be Caucasians but such people have European ancestors' blood background.

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    Re: white vs caucasian?

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    If you say some is a Caucasian, does it usually mean a white person with European background or any white person from any part of the world? I always thought Caucasians are mainly from Europe.
    I mean many Americans can be Caucasians but such people have European ancestors' blood background.
    This is the generally accepted definition in modern English. Caucasian adjective - definition in British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionary Online

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