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mes·ti·za

 (mĕs-tē′zə)
n.
A woman of mixed racial ancestry, especially of mixed European and Native American ancestry.

[Spanish, feminine of mestizo; see mestizo.]

mes•ti•za

(mɛˈsti zə)

n., pl. -zas.
a woman who is a mestizo.
[1580–90; < Sp, feminine of mestizo mestizo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mestiza - a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)mestiza - a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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