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Latino

Line breaks: La¦tino
Pronunciation: /ləˈtiːnəʊ
 
/
chiefly North American

Definition of Latino in English:

noun (plural Latinos)

(In North America) a person of Latin American origin or descent, especially a man or boy.
Example sentences
  • For other Latinas and Latinos, the bestowal of posthumous citizenship was bitterly ironic.
  • So, I think sometimes we're not getting our message to African Americans and to Latinos.
  • The groups met for six two-hour sessions and were composed of African Americans and Latinos.

adjective

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Relating to Latinos.
Example sentences
  • The presidential election is just more than five weeks away, and a key voting block is expected to be Latino voters.
  • He'll tell us why he says Latino voters will determine the outcome of the presidential election this year.
  • Georgia has one of the fastest growing Latino populations in the country.

Origin

Latin American Spanish, probably a special use of Spanish latino (see Latin).

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