from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Often Offensive A Black person. See Usage Note at black.
- n. Often Offensive A member of the Negroid race. Not in scientific use.
- RíoNegro A river rising in central Argentina and flowing about 644 km (400 mi) eastward to the Atlantic Ocean.
- RíoNegro A river rising in southern Brazil and flowing about 805 km (500 mi) generally southwest to the Uruguay River in central Uruguay.
- RíoNegro A river of northwest South America flowing about 2,253 km (1,400 mi) from eastern Colombia to the Amazon River near Manaus, Brazil. Part of its course forms a section of the Colombia-Venezuela border.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person with black or dark brown skin and of African descent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to negroes; black.
- n. A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical Africa, and are distinguished by crisped or curly hair, flat noses, and thick protruding lips; also, any black person of unmixed African blood, wherever found.
- n. A person of dark skin color descended at least in part from African negroes; in the United States, an African-American.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A black man; specifically, one of a race of men characterized by a black skin and hair of a woolly or crisp nature.
- Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of black men or negroes: as, negro blood; negro dances.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair
- n. a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
In my study and observation of the intelligence, character and temperament (ICT) of black people, better the zoologic or anthropologic nomenclature: NEGRO people, I once thought that the Negro is very intuitive, superiorly equiped with instictual faculty for choosing the best option in living.
The topics are: _The Negro in Africa_, _The Enslavement of the Negro_, _Slavery in its Mild Form_, _The Negro and the Rights of Man_, _The Reaction_, _Economic Slavery_, _The Free Negro_,
Mercy Car, a negro man servant of John Gibbins Apothecary Quaco the servt. of ---- Dalton Quaco a Negro man belonging to mr.
The Trial and Execution, for Petit Treason, of Mark and Phillis, Slaves of Capt. John Codman Who Murdered Their Master at Charlestown, Mass., in 1755; for Which the Man Was Hanged and Gibbeted, and the Woman Was Burned to Death. Including, Also, Some Account of Other Punishments by Burning in Massachusetts
The colonist thumps the Arab, the Arab the negro, and the Negro thumps the bourriquot.
State Courts of the Slave State, into which the negro has been conveyed by his master, and not for the United States Courts, to decide whether that Negro, having been held to actual Slavery in a Free State, has, by virtue of residence in such State, himself become Free.
When a democrat senator is censured for calling a person of color "A light skinned negro that speaks without a Negro dialect unless he chooses to do so".
Home Mission Council, _The Negro Migration_; E.K. Jones, _The Negro in Industry, Proceedings of the National Conference of Social Work_, pp. 494-503, June, 1917; United States Department of Labor, _Negro
Booker T. Washington and others, _T.e Negro Problem_ (New York: J. Pott and Company, 1903); Willis Duke Weatherford, _Negro Life in the
Prior to the Civil War, "in the _Journal of Negro History_, I, 1-22; N.D. Harris, _Negro Slavery in Illinois_ (Chicago, 1906), pp. 226-240.]
Erudite41 wrote: Apparently the United States Census Bureau does use the word Negro, the Spanish word for black, in the 2010 census coming up.