Hispanic

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adjective Referring to any of 17 major Latino subcultures, concentrated in California, Texas, Chicago, Miami, NYC and elsewhere
noun A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race

Hispanic

Multiculture A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race Social medicine Any of 17 major Latino subcultures, concentrated in California, Texas, Chicago, Miam, NY, and elsewhere
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A hispanicized Italian not yet proficient in English, Ghirardelli gravitated to the Jamestown/Sonora area of the Mother Lode, where fellow Italians from Latin America clustered at the rivers and mining camps.
The action hero and the comedienne noted for her malaprops and her untrammeled emotions countered the tide and in fact advanced their careers on the basis of their Hispanicized English.
based manufacturer of Bubble Wrap and other packaging products, it was yet another indication that English will be the dominant language of international business in the generation ahead--even, he argues, as the United States becomes heavily Hispanicized and as China, with its huge population, makes its mark on the global economy.