• (adjective): Anthropology Of or being a human racial classification distinguished especially by very light to brown skin pigmentation and straight to wavy or curly hair, and including peoples indigenous to Europe, northern Africa, western Asia, and India. See Usage Note at race1.
  • (adjective): Of or relating to a racial group having white skin, especially one of European origin; white.
  • (adjective): Of or relating to the Caucasus region or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
  • (adjective): Of or relating to a group of three language families spoken in the region of the Caucasus mountains, including Chechen, Abkhaz, and the Kartvelian languages.
  • (noun): Anthropology A member of the Caucasian racial classification.
  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.
  • (noun): The Caucasian language family.

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  • (noun): a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
  • (noun): a Caucasian
  • (adjective): of or relating to Caucasian people
  • (adjective): of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia; "Caucasian languages"

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  • Their origin was thought to be in the Caucasus Mountains, hence the term "Caucasian."

  • States and of pure Caucasian stock, the term Caucasian to eliminate "certain races of people from the near east" not recognized as pure Caucasians by Dr. Bate

  • The sole tenet of Europe has been the domination of the world by the Caucasian and suddenly it discovers that the term Caucasian is too narrow to include both Saxon and Teuton.

  • If this "researcher" is alluding to the "white race," the first mistake in this report is that the term Caucasian was coined as a result of examination of only "one" human skull.

  • "The term Caucasian (or Caucasoid) race has been used to denote the general physical type of some or all of the indigenous populations of Europe, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, West

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