gitana

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gitana a Spanish female Gypsy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gitana A Spanish gypsy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gitana A Gipsy woman.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp., fr. (assumed) LL. Aegyptanus, fem. Aegyptana, Egyptian. Cf. Gypsy

Usage

In literature:

In Germany the gipsy women are often very pretty; but beauty is very uncommon among the Spanish gitanas.
"Carmen" by Prosper Merimee
It would almost seem that the Gitanos and Gitanas, or male and female gipsies, had been sent into the world for the sole purpose of thieving.
"The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Observe, for example, the Gitana, even her of Seville.
"George Borrow The Man and His Books" by Edward Thomas
Next she ran to the piano and began to rattle off "La Gitana," which Cerito had just made so popular throughout Europe.
"Manasseh" by Maurus Jokai
For am not I also a Gitana?
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
I have the honor to introduce you to one of my countrywomen, a genuine Gitana.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
Neither king nor priest could have escaped the evil fascination of the gitana!
"King of Camargue" by Jean Aicard
Gitana dancing of a more pronounced sort may be studied in the suburb of Triana, where there is a colony of gipsies.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
There were also gitanas, necromancers, slaves, and many other fanciful and romantic costumes not admitting classification.
"The Fourth Estate, vol. 2" by Armando Palacio Valdés
Don Jacinto, we Gitanas are never indiscreet!
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
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In news:

Shop Gitana prides itself on carrying women's handpicked clothing and accessories from around the globe for under $100.
Gypsies are known for their nomadic ways so when stylist Roxy Canovas chose to name her boutique Shop Gitana , it was the ideal fit.
It was a double win for Lee Carroll's Gitana , the Dufour 45 from Arnold, MD taking both line honors and first in class in the West Marine Bermuda Cup.
Diego Vargas, "Jesu' Cristo Yo Te Pío," Noches Gitanas en Lebrija, Volume 2: Luna (EPM, 1991) Carmen Linares, "Fandangos de Huelva (Ya No Va Mi Niña)," Desde el Alma: Cante Flamenco en Vivo (World Network, 1994).
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