Hispanicism His*pan"i*cism, n. A Spanish idiom or mode of speech. --Keightley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hispanicism — noun see Hispanic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hispanicism — /hi span euh siz euhm/, n. an idiom peculiar to Spanish. [1830 40; HISPANIC + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hispanicism — noun A Spanish language item as it appears in another language …   Wiktionary

  • hispanicism — his·pan·i·cism …   English syllables

  • hispanicism — hiˈspanəˌsizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : a word, phrase, or mode of expression distinctive of Spanish especially when it appears in an English context * * * /hi span euh siz euhm/, n. an idiom peculiar to Spanish. [1830 40; HISPANIC… …   Useful english dictionary

  • His|pa|nism — «HIHS puh nihz uhm», noun. 1. a movement affirming the cultural unity of Spanish speaking peoples. 2. pride in Spanish culture. 3. = Hispanicism. (Cf. ↑Hispanicism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hispanic — adjective Etymology: Latin hispanicus, from Hispania Iberian Peninsula, Spain Date: circa 1889 of, relating to, or being a person of Latin American descent living in the United States; especially one of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Manuel Ugarte — in 1908 Manuel Ugarte (1875 1951) was an Argentine author, writer and member of the Socialist Party. Biography Manuel Baldomero Ugarte was born in San José de Flores, now part of the City of Buenos Aires, on 27 February 1875. His father was Floro …   Wikipedia

  • arena — (Sp. model spelled same [arena] < Latin harenam sand )    Sand. Spanish sources concur. Its use in the Southwest as in rodeo arena may not be a Hispanicism since both the OED and the DRAE define it similarly ( sand strewn place of combat ) and …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • arriero — (Sp. model spelled same [arjéro] < Spanish arre, an exclamation used to urge animals on and ero profession or occupation )    DARE: 1824. A muleteer; an owner of packmules, or one who directs a mule train transporting cargo. Spanish sources… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

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