Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural Indios)
- A member of any of the indigenous peoples of America or eastern Asia in areas formerly subject to Spain or Portugal.More example sentences
- In olden days, Saracens and Indios certainly had a very different experience of the crucifix, and many of today's Christian fundamentalists give plenty of reason to doubt this view.
- Luck and timing brought her to a factory town on the American border, just as a company began to set up a special program to include Indios on the assembly line.
- The photos show my father and his fellow monks always in their habits, so I think they preached, taught the Indios to read the Bible and watched that Commandments were observed.
mid 19th century: from Spanish and Portuguese, literally 'Indian'.