Definition of Hispanic American in English:

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Hispanic American

noun

A US citizen or resident of Hispanic descent.
Example sentences
  • African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans have a higher risk of stroke than nonHispanic whites.
  • Nearly 60 percent of Hispanic Americans are of Mexican descent.
  • African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women, and laborers all can attest to this fact.

adjective

Relating to or denoting Hispanic Americans.
Example sentences
  • McKay likes to entertain the possibility that he may have been Hispanic American because ‘then you might get some native American, too‘.
  • Robinson said the company was considering ways to broaden its media reach and better target diverse audiences like the burgeoning Hispanic American community.
  • In all, 27 minority office-seekers, predominantly Hispanic American, received money, mostly small donations.

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Syllabification: His·pan·ic A·mer·i·can

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