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A minority president is a president that gets elected with less than 50% of the popular vote. Abe Lincoln was a minority president, for example.

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Majority-minority (alternatively, minority-majority) is a term used to describe a U.S. state or other jurisdiction whose racial composition is less than 50% white.

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It likely means a president belonging to some recognized minority group.

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That's a president who is a member of a group that is in the minority in the land where he presides.

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