Hispanic meaning

hĭ-spănĭk
Of or relating to Hispanics.
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The definition of Hispanic is relating to Spanish-speaking culture or people.

An example of something Hispanic is the food of Spain.

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Of or relating to Spain or Spanish-speaking Latin America.
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Of or relating to a Spanish-speaking people or culture.
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A Spanish-speaking person.
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Spanish or Spanish-and-Portuguese.
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A usually Spanish-speaking person of Latin American birth or descent who lives in the U.S.
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Hispanic is defined as a Spanish-speaking person who lives in the U.S. and comes from Portugal, Spain or Latin America, or someone of this descent.

An example of a Hispanic is Enrique Iglesias.

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A US citizen or resident of Latin-American or Spanish ancestry.
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Origin of hispanic

  • Latin Hispānicus from Hispānia , Spain

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition