Hispanic

adjective
His·pan·ic | \hi-ˈspa-nik \

Definition of Hispanic 

1 : of or relating to the people, speech, or culture of Spain or of Spain and Portugal

2 : of, relating to, or being a person of Latin American descent living in the U.S. especially : one of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin

Other Words from Hispanic

Hispanic noun
Hispanicism \hi-ˈspa-nə-ˌsi-zəm \ noun
Hispanicist \hi-ˈspa-nə-sist \ noun
Hispanicize \hi-ˈspa-nə-ˌsīz \ transitive verb

First Known Use of Hispanic

1584, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hispanic

Latin hispanicus, from Hispania Iberian Peninsula, Spain

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The first known use of Hispanic was in 1584

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Hispanic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Hispanic

: coming originally from an area where Spanish is spoken and especially from Latin America; also : of or relating to Hispanic people

Hispanic

adjective
His·pan·ic | \hi-ˈspan-ik \

Kids Definition of Hispanic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to people of Latin-American origin

Hispanic

noun

Kids Definition of Hispanic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person of Latin-American origin

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