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    Caucasian (or Caucasoid) belonged to a set of terms introduced by 19th-century anthropologists attempting to categorize human races. Although such classification is now outdated and potentially offensive, the term Caucasian has acquired a more restricted meaning in the US, as a synonym for white people. In Iranian history however, it's referred to the area and people living in a large area between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. (Wikipedia) - Caucasian
    Look up caucasian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

    Caucasian may refer to:

    People
    • Anything from the Caucasus region
      • Peoples of the Caucasus, humans from the Caucasus region
      • Languages of the Caucasus, languages spoken in the Caucasus region
    • Caucasian race (also, "Caucasoid"), a racial classification of human beings used in racial typology
    • Despite not meaning White, Caucasian is often used to refer to:
      • White people in general
      • White American, specifically in American English
      • Non-Hispanic Whites, sometimes in American English
    Other
    • Certain types of animals:
      • Brown Caucasian (cattle), a cattle breed
      • Caucasian honey bee, a sub-species of the Western honey bee
      • North Caucasian (pig), a pig breed
      • Caucasian Snowcock, a type of bird
      • Caucasian Shepherd Dog, a dog breed
    • The Caucasian Chalk Circle, a play by Bertolt Brecht
    • Caucasian, a nickname for a White Russian (cocktail)
    • Caucasian Review of International Affairs, online scholarly journal

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