Hidalgo meaning

hĭ-dăl'gō, ē-thäl'-
A member of the minor nobility in Spain.
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A Spanish nobleman of secondary rank, below that of a grandee.
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State of central Mexico: 8,103 sq mi (20,987 sq km); cap. Pachuca.
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A member of the Spanish nobility, especially one without a title.
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A state of Mexico.
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Origin of hidalgo

  • Spanish alteration of hijo dalgo from Old Spanish fijo dalgo fijo son (from Latin fīlius dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots) de of (from Latin de–) algo something, possession (from Latin aliquō) (ablative of aliquid) (alius some al-1 in Indo-European roots) (quid something kwo- in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after the Mexican independence leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Spanish
    From Wiktionary