Hispanic

See also: hispanic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root of Latin Hispānia (Iberia) and the suffix -ic; compare hispānicus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɪˈspænɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ænɪk

AdjectiveEdit

Hispanic (comparative more Hispanic, superlative most Hispanic)

  1. Of or relating to Spain.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Iberian peninsula, its people, its culture or its languages.
  3. (colloquial) 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.
  4. (colloquial) mestizo.

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NounEdit

Hispanic (plural Hispanics)

  1. A Spanish-speaking person.
  2. A person of Spanish ancestry.
  3. (colloquial) mestizo

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