pre-Hispanic

adjective
pre-His·​pan·​ic | \ ˌprē-(h)i-ˈspa-nik \

Definition of pre-Hispanic

: of, relating to, or being the time prior to Spanish conquests in the western hemisphere

First Known Use of pre-Hispanic

1919, in the meaning defined above

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