Hispanic

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From Hispania the Latin name for present-day Spain

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Hispanic (comparative more Hispanic, superlative most Hispanic)

  1. Of or relating to Spain
  2. Of or relating to a Spanish-speaking people or culture, as in Latin America.
    Houses in New Mexico, California and Florida exhibit a strong Hispanic architectural influence.
  3. (historical) Of or pertaining to the Iberian peninsula, its people, its culture or its languages.
  4. (colloquial) mestizo.

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Noun[edit]

Hispanic (plural Hispanics)

  1. A Spanish-speaking person.
  2. A person residing in the United States, Latin America or worldwide of Spanish ancestry
  3. (colloquial) a mestizo.

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