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Hispanic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race
HispanicHi‧span‧ic1 /hɪˈspænɪk/ adjective 🔊 🔊 SANfrom or relating to countries where Spanish or Portuguese are spoken, especially ones in Latin AmericaLatino 🔊 Miami’s Hispanic community 🔊 Hispanic Studies
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HispanicIts 11,000 schoolchildren are 78% white, 13% Hispanic and 1% black.During May 6 Dixon met with leaders of the Hispanic community and acknowledged many of their grievances.According to the report, 45 percent of Hispanic firms were concentrated in the service industry.They are all being looted. Hispanic men, laughing, carry out cases of Budweiser.Every one of the southern states, except West Virginia, has experienced a phenomenal flood of Hispanic newcomers.
HispanicHispanic2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 someone who comes from a country where Spanish or Portuguese is spoken, especially one in Latin AmericaLatino, Latina 🔊 In California, Hispanics make up 19.2 percent of the population.
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HispanicThe counter-demonstrators, a self-avowed violent anti-Klan group, consisted of young blacks and Hispanics from the inner city.Despite the wry observations about the differences between working-class Hispanics and upper-class whites, this is not a story about culture clashes.The 27 million Hispanics make up 10 percent of the populace.He added that Hispanics are now beginning to enter fields like pharmaceuticals and aerospace.We want to show that Hispanics in the United States have made a crucial contribution to this country from the beginning.It would impact, however, on some critical areas that could bring great harm to Hispanics.To young Hispanics, Selena was more than a successful singer.
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