1. Most commonly, when you hear the term "Caucasian" it is meant as a racial term synonymous with "European" or "white".

2. In its original meaning, the term "Caucasian" refers to the Caucasus region (which contains the independent states of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, as well as part of the Russian Federation). The Caucasus is considered a transitional zone between Europe and Asia.
1. "Two Caucasian males heading towards your location."

2. "The Chechens are a Caucasian ethnic group who are seeking independence from the Russian Federation."
by globetrotter2011 March 23, 2011
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'Caucasian' actually refers to a person from the Caucasus Mountains. This is a very ethnically diverse regions, which includes Turkic groups, Armenians and Kurds, as well as endogenous Caucasians like Circassians & Georgians. So its kinda silly to generalize a Caucasian race!

In the 1800's, craniology was used to define racial groups. The archetypal skull for the 'white race' was found in Georgia. Based on this 'scientific' evidence, & some less objective criteria, the German anthropologist Blumenbach used the term ‘Caucasian Race’, to refer to white people, stating, 'I have taken the name of this variety from Mount Caucasus…because its neighborhood…produces the most beautiful race of men.' (Funny that German scientists are always on the looking to prove just how special a race they are. see Aryan)

A broad definition of the term CAN have a practical application, distinguishing a 'white' person (European, MidEastern, North African &some Central/South Asians) from people with distinctly East Asian or African features.

Some use a narrow definition to mean blond&blue eyed (Nordic features, tho not all Nordic ppl are blond) By this defi most Italians, French, Greeks, Turks, are....black? brown?

And the word looses any practical purpose in distinguishing people physically, but retains the greater goal of making Germans feel special.
German to a Circassian:

"Even though your ancestors are from the Caucasus and you have blue eyes and blond hair you're not Caucasian or white" (true story by the way!)

German to an Iranian:

"You're not Aryan you're from Iran...!!!"
by CheckYourselfB4UWreckYourself February 5, 2010
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Caucasians are only Georgians, Armenians and Azerbaijans, because Caucasia is the place where they live in. It's system of hills.usually they're dark haired and dark eyed people, but because of the russian people who lived there in the past, some of them are blondes, green or blue eyed.
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1. of or relating to the Caucasus, a region in the east of Europe imbetween the Black Sea and the Aral Sea, especially referring to the peoples, languages, and cultures native to that region.

2. A term used briefly in the early years of the 20th century by anthropologists to refer to the race of human beings that inhabits Europe, Iran, parts of Central Asia, and the north of the Indian Sub-Continent. This use of the word derives from the theory that all of these populations ultimately originate in the Caucasus region. The word has passed out of common use in academic circles, but is still used in North American English to refer to ethnic Europeans - ironically because of this the largest groups considered to be Caucasians, the inhabitants of South Asia and Iran, would not be considered as such under this definition.
1. "Georgian is the most widely spoken South Caucasian language, spoken mainly in the Caucasian nation of Georgia."

2. "The suspect is a Caucasian male, considered dangerous, proceed with caution."
by MKHH June 19, 2005
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Ok, in reality Caucasians DO NOT mean Hilter's Aryans because Caucasians in general are a mixed-up bunch of people.Not every Caucasian is Blonde, Blue-Eyed(those are Nordics) and a majority would not classify as a legitimate "Aryan" under Hilter's policies.
True Aryans are Iranians. It has nothing to do with Europeans. Period.
by TM4 August 5, 2005
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The technical term referring to those with white-colored skin.
"Caucasians are now a target of persecution by all races, even their own kind (see Michael Moore)."
by Dave September 13, 2004
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noun. Another name for a White Russian, a delectable beverage containing cream (or milk if you're a pansy), vodka, and Kahlua, served over ice.
"Another Caucasian, Gary"
by paulix January 28, 2005
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