Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An inhabitant of the llanos of South America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the inhabitants of the llanos of South America.

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  • noun A plainsman; a South American cattle-herder or cowboy, especially in Venezuela and Colombia.

Etymologies

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From South American Spanish llanero, from llano.

Examples

  • The name recalls the Santa Inés Battle won by the “llanero” Ezequiel Zamora.

    Batalla de Santa Inés II.- Chavez's battle for 10 million votes

  • The name recalls the Santa Inés Battle won by the “llanero” Ezequiel Zamora.

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  • José Antonio Páez, a llanero chief based in the region of Apure, started to operate against the royalists.

    g. Venezuela, Nueva Granada, and Quito (Gran Colombia)

  • Word had reached him of a young naturalist, Isidoro Cabrera, a llanero whose father had been killed and family home destroyed when the fighting swept through San Martin.

    One River

  • As the party pushed on, he stayed right behind Schultes, whose steady faith in the compass was, for the llanero, a thing of mystery and intrigue.

    One River

  • Word had reached him of a young naturalist, Isidoro Cabrera, a llanero whose father had been killed and family home destroyed when the fighting swept through San Martin.

    One River

  • As the party pushed on, he stayed right behind Schultes, whose steady faith in the compass was, for the llanero, a thing of mystery and intrigue.

    One River

  • In this battle, fought on the 26th of June, 1821, Bolivar had about sixteen hundred infantry, a thousand or more of them being British, and three thousand of llanero cavalry under Paez.

    Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume III

  • A llanero, or native of the elevated plains of Venezuela, he rose naturally to great influence among his fellow-herdsmen, and when the revolution began, in 1810, and he declared in favor of the cause of freedom, his reputation for courage was so great that they were very ready to enlist under him.

    Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume III

  • Spies were set to watch the daring llanero, and after some days they informed their leaders that Paez had gone out unarmed, and that there was a good opportunity to seize his weapons as a preliminary to his arrest.

    Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume III

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