Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An element in many compound words, meaning Angles or English, connected with England: as, Anglo-American; Anglo-Indian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An English person or person of English ancestry.
  • noun In the United States, an American, especially a White American, whose native language is English. The term generally is used in contrast to Americans for whom Spanish is their native language, or people whose ancestry is from Latin America. The term is used without regard to English descent. It is likely derived as a reference to English (rather than Spanish) as a native language.
  • noun A white-skinned person.

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Examples

  • It is perfectly acceptable in anglo-american culture to use lethal force against unjustified force that places one’s person in imminent threat of greivous bodily harm and/or death.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Greenwald and Gaza

  • It is perfectly acceptable in anglo-american culture to use lethal force against unjustified force that places one’s person in imminent threat of greivous bodily harm and/or death.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Greenwald and Gaza

  • It is perfectly acceptable in anglo-american culture to use lethal force against unjustified force that places one’s person in imminent threat of greivous bodily harm and/or death.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Greenwald and Gaza

  • It is perfectly acceptable in anglo-american culture to use lethal force against unjustified force that places one’s person in imminent threat of greivous bodily harm and/or death.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Greenwald and Gaza

  • Ecuador IS prettier and notice her fair skin - no one's more racist than the Latinos where beauty is light skin or hair, "anglo" features

    Los Angeles Politics Hotsheet for Thursday

  • To speak with only words derived from the english lineage, such as anglo-saxon-jute, old english, middle english, is practically impossible for modern americans.

    Think Progress » Right-Wing Mayor Calls for McDonald’s Boycott Over Spanish-Language Ads

  • And given that my mother is from France, where the "Anglo Saxon" British burned French heroine Joan of Arc to ashes, and her birth being 39 miles from mom's house, isn't it a bit inflammatory and preposterous to call me an "anglo"?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And given that my mother is from France, where the "Anglo Saxon" British burned French heroine Joan of Arc to ashes, and her birth being 39 miles from mom's house, isn't it a bit inflammatory and preposterous to call me an "anglo"?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And given that my mother is from France, where the "Anglo Saxon" British burned French heroine Joan of Arc to ashes, and her birth being 39 miles from mom's house, isn't it a bit inflammatory and preposterous to call me an "anglo"?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And given that my mother is from France, where the "Anglo Saxon" British burned French heroine Joan of Arc to ashes, and her birth being 39 miles from mom's house, isn't it a bit inflammatory and preposterous to call me an "anglo"?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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