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hidalgo

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noun, often capitalized hi·dal·go \hi-ˈdal-(ˌ)gō, ē-ˈthäl-\

Definition of hidalgo

plural

hidalgos

  1. :  a member of the lower nobility of Spain



Origin and Etymology of hidalgo

Spanish, from Old Spanish fijo dalgo, literally, son of something


First Known Use: 1594


Hidalgo

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geographical name Hi·dal·go \hi-ˈdal-(ˌ)gō, ē-ˈthäl-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of Hidalgo

  1. state cen Mexico ∗ Pachuca area 8103 square miles (20,987 square kilometers), pop 1,888,366




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