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- another term for beluga (sense 1)
- ‘The beluga or white whale is a medium-sized odontocete, widely distributed throughout Arctic waters.’
- ‘Today two-thirds of Alaska's human population, some 400,000 people, share the Cook Inlet watershed - an area roughly the size of Virginia - with the resident white whales.’
- ‘Polar scientists have recruited an unlikely pair to aid their exploration of freezing Arctic waters: two wild white whales.’
- ‘White whales, also known as belugas, live primarily in the Arctic Ocean and adjoining seas.’
- ‘The beluga, or white whale, is smallish as whales go and very cute, if you're into marine mammals.’
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