Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or resident of Spanish descent living in the southwest United States.
  • n. A Hispanic.

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  • n. A Hispanic, a person of Spanish descent.
  • n. A person from Spain.
  • adj. of Spanish descent

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Short for Hispano-American, from Spanish hispano, Spanish, from Latin Hispānus, from Hispānī, the Spaniards.

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From Spanish hispano, from Latin hispanus, from Latin Hispania

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