White House


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White House

n.
1. The executive branch of the US government.
2. The executive mansion of the President of the United States.

White House

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the official Washington residence of the president of the US
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the US presidency

White′ House`


n. the,
1. the official residence of the president of the U.S.: a white mansion in Washington, D.C.
2. the executive branch of the U.S. government.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.White House - the chief executive department of the United States government
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
2.White House - the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States
Oval Office - the office of the President of the United States in the White House
American capital, capital of the United States, Washington, Washington D.C. - the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
Translations
Bílý dům
Maison Blanche
Bijela kuća
Fehér Ház
Casa Bianca
ホワイトハウス
백악관
Det hvite hus
Bela kuća
Nhà Trắng

White House

n (Am) the White Housela Casa Bianca
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I am to leave Mansfield Park, and go to the White House, I suppose, as soon as she is removed there.
Blythe--and I live in that little white house up the harbor shore.
The villa was a roomy white house, which, as is the case with most continental houses, looked to an English eye frail, ramshackle, and absurdly frivolous, more like a pagoda in a tea-garden than a place where one slept.
It was a terrible moment for me, because I knew that in his opinion I had chosen a path in life, which if it did not lead to the Poor House was at least no way to the White House.
You see that little white house with a flagstaff yonder?
the white house was empty, and there was a bill in the window.
Under their regime, there was one lonely idle telephone in the White House, used by the servants several times a week.
They passed within view of a stolid white house, and saw in front of it groups of their com- rades lying in wait behind a neat breastwork.
A mason has been found to build a little white house between the venerable towers of the Palais de-Justice.
He was a little disconsolate that no one had come to meet him, and felt very shy when the porter left him at the front door of a big white house.
She felt as though she should certainly expire, and it was with some difficulty that she dragged herself as far as a pretty little green and white house, which stood at no great distance.
At the earliest dawn the door of the white house opened, and Van Baerle made his appearance, approaching the flower-beds with the smile of a man who has passed the night comfortably in his bed, and has had happy dreams.

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