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n. pl. His·pa·nos
1. A native or resident of Spanish descent living in the southwest United States.
2. A Hispanic.
[Short for Hispano-American, from Spanish hispano, Spanish, from Latin Hispānus, from Hispānī, the Spaniards.]
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His•pa•no(hɪˈspæn oʊ, -ˈspɑ noʊ)
n., pl. -nos.
[1945–50; independent use of Hispano-]
[< Latin His-pān(us) pertaining to Hispānia the Iberian Peninsula + -o-]
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