noun see Hispanic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hispanicist — /hi span euh sist/, n. Hispanist. [HISPANIC + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • hispanicist — his·pan·i·cist …   English syllables

  • hispanicist — səst noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : hispanist …   Useful english dictionary

  • His|pa|nist — «HIHS puh nihst», noun. = Hispanicist. (Cf. ↑Hispanicist) …   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

  • Hispanist — /his peuh nist/, n. a specialist in the Spanish or Portuguese language or in Spanish or Latin American literature or culture. Also, Hispanicist. [1930 35; < Sp hispanista, equiv. to hispan(o) (see HISPANO ) + ista IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hispanist — [ hɪspənɪst] (also Hispanicist hɪ spanɪsɪst) noun an expert in or student of Hispanic language and culture …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hispanic — [hi span′ik] adj. [L Hispanicus] 1. Spanish or Spanish and Portuguese 2. of or relating to Hispanics n. a usually Spanish speaking person of Latin American birth or descent who lives in the U.S.: For the n. and adj. 2, Latino and Latina are now… …   English World dictionary

  • hispanist — n. (also Hispanicist) an expert in or student of the language, literature, and civilization of Spain …   Useful english dictionary

  • YUGOSLAV LITERATURE — The Serbs, Croats, Slovenes, Macedonians, Hungarians, and other ethnic groups that constitute the population of former Yugoslavia all have their own distinct cultural traditions, and it is therefore merely for the sake of convenience that they… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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