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gitano Line breaks: gi¦tano
Pronunciation: /dʒɪˈtɑːnəʊ/
/xiˈtano/

Definition of gitano in English:

noun

A male Spanish gypsy.
Example sentences
  • The gitano gave me a good lunch, of which I ate and drank sparingly.
  • The gitano, talking of Juan, put his finger to his head.
  • The musical art of flamenco has its genesis in the culture of the Gitano, and eventually emerged as a thriving part of Spanish culture today.

Origin

Spanish.

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