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Caucasian US English

White-skinned; of European origin

Caucasian New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

dated as an anthropological term; used especially in the US to mean ‘white or of European origin’

Caucasian in white New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

accepted term (lower case) as an adjective for light-skinned people; do not use as a noun; some prefer to use words, e.g. European, which relate to geographical origin rather than skin colour; Caucasian is chiefly US

South Caucasian in Caucasian US English

Relating to a group of languages spoken in the region of the Caucasus, of which thirty-eight are known, many not committed to writing. The most widely spoken is Georgian, of the small South Caucasian family, not related to the three North Caucasian families

North Caucasian in Caucasian US English

Relating to a group of languages spoken in the region of the Caucasus, of which thirty-eight are known, many not committed to writing. The most widely spoken is Georgian, of the small South Caucasian family, not related to the three North Caucasian families