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non-European, adjective and noun

Origin:
See European.
obsolescent
Note:
See note at European.
A. adjective
1. non-white adjective sense 1.
1918 Report of General Manager (Railways & Harbours) 31Considerable progress has been made in the direction of providing separate accommodation on trains for Europeans and non-European passengers.
1985 Cape Times 7 Jan. (Jobfinder) 12Experienced Storeman...Non-European male, matriculated, 27 upwards.
2. non-white adjective sense 2.
1939 R.F.A. Hoernlé S. Afr. Native Policy 52The Indians..were now excluded from the ‘European’ room and compelled to use the ‘Non-European’ room in the company of Natives.
1986 M. Ramgobin Waiting to Live 114‘Yes, take both my maids to the non-European hospital, please.’..‘Sorry ma’am, you’ll have to call for one of their taxis, or a non-European ambulance.’
B. noun non-white noun.
1925 E. Prov. Herald 15 Aug. 4The population of the town proper was 24,750 Europeans and 13,134 non-Europeans.
1989 Personality 10 Apr. 33 (caption)Nie-Blankes, Non-Europeans. Europeans, Blankes.
non-whiteadjective1.
non-whiteadjective2.
non-whitenoun.

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