Hispano

noun
His·​pa·​no | \ hi-ˈspa-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Hispano (audio) , ˈhi-spə-ˌnō How to pronounce Hispano (audio) \
plural Hispanos

Definition of Hispano

: a native or resident of the southwestern U.S. descended from Spaniards settled there before annexation also : mexican sense 1

First Known Use of Hispano

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hispano

American Spanish hispano, probably short for hispanoamericano, literally, Spanish-American

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“Hispano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hispano. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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