from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A Spanish gypsy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Gipsy woman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Spanish female Gypsy
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Pasión gitana por sangre española (Gypsy Passion for Spanish Blood), by Víctor M. Ánchel, an award-winning novella about a clumsy American vampire who becomes the ringleader of a gang of bumbling petty criminals in Andalucía.
But when it comes to performance of promises the gitana is true to the Rom.
But when it comes to performance of promises the gitana* is true to the Rom.
He has set forth the pride of the vagabond and the garish fascinations of the gitana.
The prophecy of the gitana had verified itself, and the ill a fair woman had wrought a fairer woman bad conquered and abolished.
An English missionary, Mr. Borrow, the author of two very interesting works on the Spanish gipsies, whom he undertook to convert on behalf of the Bible Society, declares there is no instance of any gitana showing the smallest weakness for a man not belonging to her own race.
I then had time to take a leisurely view of my gitana, while several worthy individuals, who were eating their ices, stared open-mouthed at beholding me in such gay company.
Meanwhile the gitana was still talking to him in her own tongue.
Mr. Borrow quotes, in proof of their virtue, one trait which does honour to his own, and especially to his simplicity: he declares that an immoral man of his acquaintance offered several gold ounces to a pretty gitana, and offered them in vain.
However that may be, it is certain that the gitana shows the most extraordinary devotion to her husband.