white supremacy


noun

the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior to people from all other racial groups, especially black people, and are therefore rightfully the dominant group in any society.

Origin of white supremacy

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Related forms

white supremacist, noun
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White supremacy


noun

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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