white Anglo-Saxon Protestant

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Noun1.white Anglo-Saxon Protestant - a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
Caucasian, White, White person - a member of the Caucasoid race
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
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As she said, "In the 30 plus years that I have taught music lessons in Worcester, first by commuting from Brookline, then from Rhode Island, and for the past seven years as a resident, I have deplored the harmful chauvinistic divides between ethnic groups here, the total lack of their representation in the city administration (predominantly Irish, Italian, an occasional White Anglo Saxon Protestant, and too many members not even residents here) and the dingy, depressing look of downtown.
P marking - which stood for White Anglo Saxon Protestant - for a more attractive Japanese drawing, designed and inked onto his skin by his daughter.
Fashioned by White Anglo Saxon Protestant (WASP) settlers this vision of a society based on justice and a rule-bound charter was however exclusionary, meant only for Christians not native Americans or those who were forcibly brought from Africa.