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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BEIRUT: Najla Said was born in New York and, baptized Episcopalian, she was raised a WASP -- White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
With the same kind of zeal that fired their small groups of foundresses to give their lives to make life better and faith deeper for poor Catholic immigrants in a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant country, this generation of the 1960s ventured out of the Catholic ghettoes of their own time to do the same.
For the first time, the minorities had succeeded in electing a president against the wishes of the white Anglo-Saxon protestant majority.
In my teens, I heard the expression White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.