Hispanicise


Hispanicise
Hispanic ADJECTIVE relating to Spain or the Spanish-speaking countries of Central and South America.
NOUN a Spanish-speaking person, especially one of Latin American descent, living in the US.
DERIVATIVES Hispanicize (also Hispanicise) verb.
ORIGIN Latin Hispanicus, from Hispania 'Spain' .

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