White House


noun the White House

the official Washington residence of the president of the US
the US presidency

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Cultural definitions for White House

White House

The mansion of the president of the United States in Washington, D.C. The White House contains reception and dining rooms, living quarters for the president and the president's family, the president's Oval Office, and offices for the presidential staff.

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