Sentence Examples

  • The mestizos are of mixed Spanish and Indian blood.
  • The mestizos, like the whites and Indians, chiefly inhabit the more elevated regions of the interior.
  • Although Chileans claim a comparatively small admixture with the native races, it is estimated that the whites and creoles of white extraction do not exceed 30 to 40% of the population, while the mestizos form fully 60%.
  • The mestizos (486,018) are less numerous than the Indians, but outnumber the whites by more than two to one.
  • It has been said of the mestizos elsewhere that they inherit the vices of both races and the virtues of neither.

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