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white supremacy

noun
1.
the belief, theory, or doctrine that the white race is superior to all other races, especially the black race, and should therefore retain control in all relationships.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
Related forms
white supremacist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for white supremacist

White supremacy

noun
1.
the theory or belief that White people are innately superior to people of other races
Derived Forms
White supremacist, noun, adjective
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Encyclopedia Article for white supremacist

white supremacy

beliefs and ideas asserting the natural superiority of the lighter-skinned, or "white," human races over other racial groups. In contemporary usage, the term white supremacist has been used to describe some groups espousing ultranationalist, racist, or fascist doctrines. White supremacist groups often have relied on violence to achieve their goals.

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