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(in Latin America) a North American
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(ˈyɑŋ ki)

n., pl. -quis (-kēs). (often cap.) Spanish.
(in Latin America) Yankee; a U.S. citizen.
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The book is comprised of fourteen chapters: An Island of Dance; Struggle and Sabor; Fidelistas and Yanquis; La Tecnica Cubana; Cuban Dance Legacies; Cuban Ballet; Form and Function of La Tecnica Cubana; Politics in and out of the Studio; Color; Keeping the Gods at Bay; Ramiro Guerra and Tecnica De-contextualized; Modern Dance; Personal Perspectives; and International Influence.
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El cambio en la politica exterior fue tan espectacular como impopular, al principio, entre los argentinos, que acunaron unafrasepara describir su idilio con los yanquis: relaciones carnales.
Santa Anna didn't like the "Yanquis" who had come to Texas.
So when you hear that the United States is filling the skies with AWACS surveillance planes to intercept drug smugglers or when you hear about Colombian peasants being horrified when the Yanquis offer to supply them with worms that will chew up their coca cash crop, permit yourself a laugh or two, however bitter.