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 (hĭs′pə-nĭz′əm) or His·pan·i·cism (hĭ-spăn′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
1. Esteem for or promotion of Spanish culture or traditions.
2. A Spanish word, phrase, or linguistic feature occurring in another language.


(Languages) a word or expression borrowed from Spanish or modelled on the form of a Spanish word or expression


a Spanish word or expression that often appears in another language, as bodega.
See also: Language


[hɪsˈpænɪsɪzəm] Nhispanismo m
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2003) argued that the AMAS demonstrated discriminant validity because of the correlation of AMAS subscales with measures of Americanism and Hispanicism (Zea et al.
4) Hispanicism constructs a putatively white United States as peculiarly adept in cultivating liberal-democratic, representative government and robust commerce in contrast to racially ambiguous Hispanophone nations understood as despotic and economically inefficient.
By delineating and carefully parsing out several discursive threads that are frequently bundled together, this text challenges a literature that too often casts Haiti at the epicenter of Dominican national identity, and reduces hispanicism to racism.
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2003) argued that the AMAS demonstrated discriminant validity as a result of the correlation of the AMAS subscales with measures of Americanism and Hispanicism.
Una version inglesa de este articulo ha sido publicada en un numero especial (Words on words and dictionaries) de la Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses 24 (2011): 131-152, bajo el titulo de "Exploring the Canarian Contribution to the Hispanicism in English".
We added the Hispanicism and Americanism subscales together, resulting in a biculturalism score that ranged from cultural marginality (lowest scores) to monoculturalism to biculturalism (highest scores).
Compared with the rest of the sample, men born in Cuba had the highest mean level of Hispanicism (mean 4.
In describing literary tradition in Latin America, Vargas Llosa writes that both Hispanicism and Indigenism have produced great works of fiction, but that both are guilty of a certain reductionism.
L'heure espagnole is presented via new considerations of nineteenth-century hispanicism, time, and reality, Ravel's unique musical prosody (via Musorgsky), and his remarkable navigations of musical humour.
Early on, many of the words of Spanish origin were transmitted orally from one generation to another and underwent phonological integration which was increased with time to such an extent that today the majority of them are unrecognizable as hispanicisms (e.
I have worked over some blemishes, some excessive Hispanicisms or Argentinisms, but in general I have chosen to resign myself to the various or monotonous Borges of 1923, 1925, 1929, 1960, 1964, 1969, as to the Borges of 1976.