Definition of white whale in English:

white whale

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Another term for beluga (sense 1).
More example sentences
  • The beluga, or white whale, is smallish as whales go and very cute, if you're into marine mammals.
  • White whales, also known as belugas, live primarily in the Arctic Ocean and adjoining seas.
  • Today two-thirds of Alaska's human population, some 400,000 people, share the Cook Inlet watershed - an area roughly the size of Virginia - with the resident white whales.

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