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Anglo

noun An·glo \ˈaŋ-(ˌ)glō\

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

plural Anglos

Full Definition of ANGLO

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

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