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the White House

1. The residence of the president of the United States, located on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. The president has returned to the White House after his trip abroad.
2. By extension, the US President or the executive branch of the government. The White House will make an announcement about that bill later today.
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