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  • n. Plural form of gypsy.
  • n. Plural form of gypsie.


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  • A: I have been painting a series of flamenco dancers inspired by a book of photos of gypsies from the late 1800's.

    Interview with Judith Thomamichel: artist in Mexico

  • _ Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian slang, pidgin English, gypsies 'jargon, and other irregular phraseology.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • 'The people whom we call gypsies,' said I; 'whom the Germans call

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • When he was gone the pedlar assured Joseph that his parents were persons of much greater circumstances than those he had hitherto mistaken for such; for that he had been stolen from a gentleman's house by those whom they call gypsies, and had been kept by them during a whole year, when, looking on him as in a dying condition, they had exchanged him for the other healthier child, in the manner before related.

    Joseph Andrews, Volume 2

  • "... and calling the Roma 'gypsies' is just as bad cuz to them it's an insult."


  • Almost 34 years ago, a group of "gypsies" - a term describing dancers who work in anonymity on Broadway-stepped into the spotlight with


  • The first account that I can recollect, or could ever learn of myself, was that I had wandered among a crew of those people they call gypsies, or Egyptians; but I believe it was but a very little while that I had been among them, for I had not had my skin discoloured or blackened, as they do very young to all the children they carry about with them; nor can I tell how I came among them, or how I got from them.

    The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of The Famous Moll Flanders

  • It’s been this way for months, and the only reason I haven’t yet sold her to the gypsies is that she is so damn cute.

    The Art of War (Gerber-style) | Her Bad Mother

  • Commonly called "gypsies," the Roma are Europe's largest minority and fastest growing demographic, numbering nearly 10 million.

    Catherine Messina Paijic: Roma Still Face Challenges Across Europe

  • There, a number of countries have a complex and sometimes fraught relationship with minority groups known as gypsies, Roma or other names depending on their origin.

    Overheard: A Dimon Ring to It


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