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white flight

noun

Simple Definition of white flight

  • : an occurrence in which many white people move out of a city as more and more people of other races move in

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of white flight

  1. :  the departure of whites from places (as urban neighborhoods or schools) increasingly or predominantly populated by minorities

1967

First Known Use of white flight

1967


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