See also: white

English

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 White (surname) on Wikipedia
 White (places) on Wikipedia
 White Army on Wikipedia

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Etymology 1

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Proper noun

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White (countable and uncountable, plural Whites)

  1. A common British and Irish surname transferred from the nickname.
  2. A locale in the United States:
    1. A minor city in Bartow County, Georgia; named for its first postmaster.
    2. A city in South Dakota; named for its first European settler.
    3. An unincorporated community in Washington; named for a Washington state judge.
    4. A ghost town in Missouri; named for a local mining official.
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Statistics
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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, White is the 24th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 660,491 individuals. White is most common among White (65.5%) and Black/African American (28.2%) individuals.

Etymology 2

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Adjective

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White (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly US, sometimes Canada and UK) Alternative letter-case form of white (of or relating to white complexion or Europeans)

Noun

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White (plural Whites)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of white (European).
    • 1988, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions, Faber & Faber Limited (2021), page 155:
      The Whites on the mission were a special kind of white person, special in the way that my grandmother had explained to me, for they were holy.
  2. (historical, politics) An anticommunist who fought against the Reds during the Russian Civil War; the term is mostly associated with monarchist forces.
    Hypernym: anticommunist

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From English White.

Proper noun

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White

  1. a surname from English