: a native or inhabitant of one of the countries of America in which Spanish is the national language
: a resident of the U.S. whose native language is Spanish and whose culture is of Spanish origin
Recent Examples on the Web In short, European Baroque depends on the elaboration of space, while Spanish American Baroque demands the elaboration of surface. —Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2022
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