Definitions

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  • proper n. A state of Mexico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A title, denoting a Spanish nobleman of the lower class.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Spain, a man belonging to the lower nobility; a gentleman by birth.

Etymologies

Named after the Mexican independence leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This town in Hidalgo is still having cases and deaths turn up thus schools are still closed until May 18th.

    Have the economy and swine flu affected you?

  • On the north edge of Plaza Hidalgo is the Castle of Cortes (*), where the Spanish conquistador Cortes lived when woods and water separated this area from the Mexico City zocalo.

    Historical Coyoacan - A Walking Tour

  • You cross the river to Hidalgo, which isn't much, and come due north and you hit Falfurrias.

    Centennial

  • His dress belonged to the part of a Spanish nobleman, personated by him in a Play called The Hidalgo Enraged, he said, pointing a thumb over his shoulder at the melancholy door, behind which gay scenes had sparkled.

    The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Complete

  • Directed by Joe Johnston ( "Hidalgo," "October Sky," "The Rocketeer"), the movie is scary only as regards all its wasted potential — the color-drained, unnerving look; the inky black accents; the deliberate pacing; the occasional hint that the director understands the potency of implication.

    'Wolfman' Chases Its Tail

  • -- Rebecca SinderbrandWesterns: Riding Into the SunsetDespite a solid $19 million opening weekend in the United States for Viggo Mortensen's "Hidalgo," the last Old West drama to gross more than $100 million was Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven," 12 years ago.

    PERISCOPE

  • "In general, they're not one of the top players in the international markets at all," says Dick Cook, chairman of Disney Studios, which released "Hidalgo" and Kevin Costner's "Open Range" last year.

    WESTERNS: RIDING INTO THE SUNSET

  • Despite a solid $19 million opening weekend for Viggo Mortensen's "Hidalgo," the last Old West drama to gross more than $100 million was Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven," 12 years ago.

    WESTERNS: RIDING INTO THE SUNSET

  • SIGESMUND: Yes, "Hidalgo," it stars Viggo Mortensen, the guy, of course, from "Lord of the Rings."

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2004

  • And new on DVD this week is "Hidalgo," starring Viggo Mortensen, as a man who travels the country with his horse.

    CNN Transcript Aug 3, 2004

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