Hispanic American


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Hispanic American

n.
1. A US citizen or resident of Hispanic ancestry.
2. A native or inhabitant of Spanish America.

His·pan′ic-A·mer′i·can adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hispanic American - an American whose first language is SpanishHispanic American - an American whose first language is Spanish
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
criollo - a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish); "Mexico is a country of mestizos, criollos, and indigenes"
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Two new files - Hispanic American Periodicals Index and Isis History of Science Bibliography - have been added to CitaDel, the article-citation and document-delivery service from the Research Libraries Group (RLG).
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In his June announcement, Paige said, "These grants will help address the needs of colleges and universities that create high-quality education and training opportunities for Hispanic American students--many of whom are the first in their families to seek a college education."
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* Being African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian American, Hispanic American, or Pacific Islander American.
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