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Anglo

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noun An·glo \ˈaŋ-(ˌ)glō\

Simple Definition of Anglo

  • : a white person who lives in the U.S. and is not Hispanic

Full Definition of Anglo

plural Anglos

  1. 1 :  anglo-american

  2. 2 :  a white inhabitant of the United States of non-Hispanic descent

Anglo adjective

Examples of anglo

  1. a committee with a mixture of blacks, Anglos, and Hispanics



Origin of anglo

in sense 2, from American Spanish, short for Spanish angloamericano Anglo-American


First Known Use: 1800


Anglo-

combining form An·glo-

Simple Definition of Anglo-

  • : English or British

Full Definition of Anglo-

  1. 1 \ˈaŋ-(ˌ)glō, -glə\ :  English <Anglo-Norman>

  2. 2 \-(ˌ)glō\ :  English and <Anglo-Japanese>

Origin of anglo-

New Latin, from Late Latin Angli


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