Spanish American

noun

Definition of Spanish American

1 : a native or inhabitant of one of the countries of America in which Spanish is the national language
2 : a resident of the U.S. whose native language is Spanish and whose culture is of Spanish origin

Spanish-American

adjective

First Known Use of spanish american

1770

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SPANISH AMERICAN Defined for English Language Learners

Spanish American

Definition of Spanish American for English Language Learners

  • : a person living in the U.S. whose native language is Spanish


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