feminine noun
1. (general) 
a. custom 
Mi familia quiere celebrar la Navidad a nuestra usanza. No aceptan tradiciones extranjeras.My family wants to celebrate Christmas according to our customs. They do not accept foreign traditions.
b. way 
Mis amigos colombianos recibieron el año a usanza española: comiendo doce uvas a medianoche.My Colombian friends brought in the New Year in the Spanish way: eating twelve grapes at midnight.
c. usage 
Las costumbres y usanzas de aquella época nos parecerían extrañas hoy en día, pero eran producto de las circunstancias.The customs and usages of that era might seem strange to us today, but they were a product of the circumstances.
1. (general) 
a. custom, usage 
a la vieja o antigua usanzain the old way o style
usage; custom
a usanza india a usanza de los indios according to Indian custom
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