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n. pl. An·glos
1. An Anglo-American.
2. An English-speaking person, especially a white North American who is not of Hispanic or French ancestry.

[Short for Anglo-American.]

An′glo adj.
Usage Note: In contemporary American usage, Anglo is used primarily in distinguishing a white English-speaking person from a person of Hispanic heritage. In this context it is not limited to persons of English ancestry, but can be generally applied to any non-Hispanic white person. Thus in parts of the United States with large Hispanic populations, an American of Polish, Irish, or German heritage might be termed an Anglo just as readily as a person of English ancestry. However, in parts of the country where the Hispanic community is small, or in areas where ethnic distinctions among European groups remain strong, Anglo has little currency as a general term for non-Hispanic whites. · Anglo is also used in non-Hispanic contexts. In Canada, where its usage dates at least to 1800, the distinction is between persons of English and French ancestry. And in American historical contexts Anglo is normally used more strictly to refer to persons of English heritage.
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n, pl -glos
1. US a White inhabitant of the United States who is not of Latin extraction
2. Austral an Australian of Anglo-Celtic descent
3. Canadian an English-speaking Canadian, esp one of Anglo-Celtic origin; an Anglo-Canadian
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(ˈæŋ gloʊ)

n., pl. -glos,
adj. n.
1. a white American of non-Hispanic descent.
2. a Canadian whose first language is English, as distinguished from French-speaking Canadians.
4. of or pertaining to Anglos.
[1835–45; Anglo-]


a combining form of English: Anglo-Norman; Anglo-Catholic.
[< Late Latin Angl(us) Angle + -o-]
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[ˈæŋgləʊ] Nblanco/a m/f, americano/a m/f (de origen no hispano)
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as if we hadn't had enough of that abominable, contemptible Hayti![1] The Haytiens were not Anglo Saxons; if they had been there would have been another story.
"Well, there is a pretty fair infusion of Anglo Saxon blood among our slaves, now," said Augustine.
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The company disposed its 0.5% net smelter returns royalty on Candente Copper Corp's Canariaco Copper Project to Anglo Pacific Group PLC (LSE:APF)(TSX:APY).
Entree Resources is pleased to announce it has sold its 0.5% net smelter returns royalty on Candente Copper Corp.'s Canariaco Copper Project in Northern Peru to Anglo Pacific Group.
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FORMER Anglo boss David Drumm described the Financial Regulator as "Freddie f***ing Fly", a court heard yesterday.