Hispanic

See also: hispanic

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EtymologyEdit

Formed from the root of Latin Hispania (Spain) and the suffix -ic; cf. hispanicus.

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Hispanic (comparative more Hispanic, superlative most Hispanic)

  1. Of or relating to Spain
  2. (historical) 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 residing in the United States, Latin America or worldwide of Spanish ancestry
  3. (colloquial) A mestizo.

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