Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Spain, a Gipsy (man).
- n. a Spanish male Gypsy
“Spain where the Spanish word for gypsy, "gitano," is uttered with pride frequently survive in isolated encampments, reviled as beggars and petty thieves.”
“But now the restaurant is called Via Alloro because "gitano" in Italian means "gypsy," which wasn't particluarly fitting.”
“But when I was a student in Spain back in the 80s, earnestly singing and playing romancero gitano in the parque del retiro in Madrid, I used to listen to his 1975 compilation album Entre dos Aguas that featured fabulous flamenco fusion with John McLaughlin and Al Di Meola -- religiously.”
“That niche artists like Estrella Morente sell as many albums as pop stars is doubly remarkable given Spain's anti-Roma undercurrents: last year, a survey indicated that 58 percent of Spanish high-schoolers "wouldn't marry" a gitano; 27 percent reported that they would support expelling the whole community from Spain.”
“Indeed the passionate singing, dancing, and playing of flamenco, which is an authentic form of expression in the gitano community, remains an exotic flavor for the rest of Spain.”
“Sonically these forms are more similar: the gitano of the flamenkillo is close in tone to the praiseful wails of the qawwal.”
“In a brief space of time a sensible diminution of the strain warned him that the gitano had found some additional means of support.”
“Did you give the prisoner a hint of our plan?" enquired the gitano.”
“-- Mi Comandante, ¡ése es _Parrón_, y yo soy el gitano que dió hace quince días sus señas al Conde del Montijo!”
“En tal momento acertó a pasar por allí el gitano _Heredia_, el cual se paró, como todos, a ver aquella lucidísima”
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