There are 2 main definitions of Indio in English:

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Indio 1

Pronunciation: /ˈindēˌō/
A desert city in southern California, southeast of Palm Springs; population 84,443 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: In·di·o

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Indio 2

Pronunciation: /ˈindēˌō/

noun (plural Indios)

A member of any of the indigenous peoples of America or eastern Asia in areas formerly subject to Spain or Portugal.
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  • 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.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Spanish and Portuguese, literally 'Indian'.

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Syllabification: In·di·o

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