There are 2 definitions of Hidalgo in English:

Hidalgo

Line breaks: Hi|dalgo
Pronunciation: /hɪˈdalgəʊ
 
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  • A state of southern Mexico; capital, Pachuca de Soto.

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There are 2 definitions of Hidalgo in English:

hidalgo

Line breaks: hi|dalgo
Pronunciation: /hɪˈdalgəʊ
 
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noun (plural hidalgos)

  • A gentleman in a Spanish-speaking country: the local hidalgo was no more an absentee than his peasants
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    • Because Arab invaders did not vanquish the Basques, the Spanish Crown considered them hidalgos, or noblemen.
    • The Spanish government faced a policy problem: how to insure a ‘decent’ standard of living to the Spanish hidalgos who were not supposed to work with their hands.
    • Don Quixote is really an impoverished hidalgo named Alonso Quijano - or is it Quijada?

Origin

late 16th century: Spanish, from hijo de algo, literally 'son of something' (i.e. of an important person).

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