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The White House.

EtymologyEdit

Capitalization of "white house"

  • (US): From the Executive Mansion ("house") of the United States of America having been painted white, giving its appearance of a white house; having been painted to cover up the damage from the War of 1812 when the British burned the mansion down.

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White House

  1. (US) The official home and workplace of the President of the United States of America.
  2. (US, idiomatic, metonymically) The US presidency and its administration.
    The White House announced its support for the new law.
  3. Synonym of Russian White House

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