Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • proper noun A state of Mexico.

Etymologies

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Named after the Mexican independence leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

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