Hispano

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish hispano, from Latin hispanus, from Latin Hispania

Noun[edit]

Hispano (plural Hispanos)

  1. (slang) A Hispanic, a person of Spanish descent.
    There are many famous Hispanos in the music world.
    Hispanos are quickly becoming the largest minority in the United States.
  2. A person from Spain.

Usage notes[edit]

A general term for people from Spain and the Spanish speaking countries in America (i.e. Mexico, Peru, Chile, etc.) is Hispanic American.

Adjective[edit]

Hispano (comparative more Hispano, superlative most Hispano)

  1. of Spanish descent

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