Definitions

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  • noun A member of the minor nobility in Spain.

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  • noun A member of the Spanish nobility, especially one without a title.

Etymologies

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

[Spanish, alteration of hijo dalgo, from Old Spanish fijo dalgo : fijo, son (from Latin fīlius; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots) + de, of (from Latin ; see de–) + algo, something, possession (from Latin aliquō, ablative of aliquid : alius, some; see al- in Indo-European roots + quid, something; see kwo- in Indo-European roots).]

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From Spanish

Examples

  • The title hidalgo restricted to those who earned it through their merits.

    1771

  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Note that dolores hidalgo is famous for being the cradle of mexico's independance.

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  • Hidalgo in Spanish were traditional titles of persons of nobility or gentry, derived from hijo de algo "son of some (important family)".

    _Wikipedia

    January 29, 2008