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gorgio Line breaks: gor¦gio
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɔːdʒɪəʊ/

Definition of gorgio in English:

noun (plural gorgios)

The Gypsy name for a non-Gypsy.
Example sentences
  • They do not object to the gorgios looking on, but they would rather they did not join in the merriment.
  • I had no education and no knowledge of ‘gorgio’ civilisation, and I grew up wild as the birds, frolicsome as the lambs, and as difficult to catch as the rabbits.
  • To say that all Travellers are thieves would be the same as saying that all gorgios (non-Travellers) are murderers because a few of them have committed murder.


From Romany gorjo.

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