Anglo
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Anglo(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (English-speaking non-Hispanic US citizen)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el angloamericano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la angloamericana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Both Anglos and Hispanic-Americans live in this part of town.En esta parte del pueblo, viven tanto angloamericanos como hispanoamericanos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to white non-Hispanic U.S. citizens)
a. angloamericano
My cousin lives in a very insular Anglo community.Mi primo vive en una comunidad angloamericana muy estrecha de miras.
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Anglo [ˈæŋɡləʊ]
noun
blancoablanca (m) (f);a blanca americanoaamericana (m) (f) (de origen no hispano);a americana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
anglo
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anglo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(from England)
a. English
A las dos aterrizamos en el aeropuerto de Heathrow. Por fin estábamos en tierras anglas.We landed at Heathrow airport at two. We were finally in English lands.
2. (history)
a. Anglian
En esta zona hubo asentamientos anglos.There were Anglian settlements in this area.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (history)
a. Angle
Los anglos establecieron los reinos de East Anglia y Northumbria.The Angles founded the kingdoms of East Anglia and Northumbria.
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(English person)
a. Englishman (masculine)
Carmen se casó con un anglo adinerado y de buena familia.Carmen married a wealthy Englisman from a good family.
b. Englishwoman (feminine)
Me encantan las anglas. Y las escocesas también.I love Englishwomen. And Scottish too.
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