Spanish American love

Spanish American

Definitions

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

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Spanish America.
  • n. A U.S. citizen or resident of Hispanic descent. See Usage Note at Hispanic.
  • adj. Of or relating to Spanish America or its peoples or cultures.
  • adj. Of or relating to Spain and America, especially the United States.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the parts of America where Spanish is the vernacular.
  • n. An American of Spanish blood; a citizen of a Spanish-American state.
  • Of or pertaining to the parts of America settled or controlled by Spaniards or their descendants, and where Spanish, more or less modified, is the vernacular.
  • n. An American of Spanish blood; a citizen of a Spanish-American state.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an American whose first language is Spanish

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Examples

  • a new type of editor, 50; editor of Atlantic Monthly, 53; discovers unpublished letters of Thomas Carlyle, 60; attitude toward Spanish American War, 62; the Harper experiment, 65; joins in founding Doubleday, Page & Co.,

    The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

  • Dear man, that was the main cargo from the Spanish American colonies for years — gold and silver, plus gems and spices.

    War Game

  • He defended them with great vigor, and, if we are to judge by the history of anarchy succeeded by long periods of tyranny through which many countries of Spanish America have passed, we may believe that Bolivar's ideas were based on a knowledge of all the weaknesses characteristic of the Spanish American people of his time.

    Simon Bolivar the Liberator

  • The plight of Mexico and of the other Spanish American countries, according to Bulnes, was due to the Spanish heritage, the Catholic religion, and the aestheticism of writers.

    POSITIVISM IN LATIN AMERICA

  • The substitution of a military president for a civilian was a vicious precedent which, unfortunately, has been followed in many instances by the Spanish American countries.

    Simon Bolivar the Liberator

  • This was the condition of the Spanish American countries at the beginning of the nineteenth century, full of agitation and conflicting ideas, when new plans of life for the people were being elaborated and put into practice as experiments on which many men founded great hopes and which many others feared as forerunners of a general social disintegration.

    Simon Bolivar the Liberator

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