nounUS • informal
- (Among people of Italian or Spanish descent) a fellow countryman or friend (often as a term of address).More example sentences
- In ‘Life Is Beautiful,’ Benigni is a paisan from the Tuscany countryside who comes rolling down the mountains into the town of Arezzo to seek his fortune.
from Italian paisano 'peasant, rustic'.
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