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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."
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
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1- The incorrect term used to label a "white" man or woman. The word Caucasian refers to a person who is from the region of Caucasus, which is in Europe bordering Turkey and Iran. Therefore, I am not a Cauasian being that I am not from Caucasus. I am, in general, European. Also I am not "white" being that I do not blend in with white paint, or white paper. I prefer to think that I have some amount pigmentation in my skin, thank you very much.
A Jamaican man being called African, even though he is Jamaican.

A Mexican woman being called Dominican, even though she is Mexican.

A Peruvian being called Puerto Rican, even though they are Peruvian.

A Palestinian being called Israeli, even though they are Palestinian.

A German being called Caucasian, even though they are German.


etc, etc, etc.
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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, 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...!!!"
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A ridiculous way of saying "white person". Used mostly by Americans.
I am not 'caucasian', I'm white. I hate being called caucasian. You may call me white, or Hungarian, if you wish.
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This is so wrong to call white ppl caucasians. Real caucasians are Georgians, Armenians and Azerbajans who are mostly dark skinned, with black eyes and hair...
He is a guy with black eyes and hair, you know - caucasian type
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