gitano

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gitano a Spanish male Gypsy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gitano A Spanish gypsy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gitano In Spain, a Gipsy (man).
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

It is like a vast gitano-camp.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
It would appear that in proportion as the law was harsh and severe, so was the Gitano bold and secure.
"The Pocket George Borrow" by George Borrow
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
We lived among the Gitanos of Spain, when we were wedded.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
He can talk English, and I myself have heard him chatter in Gitano with the Gypsies of Triana.
"George Borrow The Man and His Books" by Edward Thomas
It was here that I first fell in with those singular people, the Zincali, Gitanos, or Spanish gypsies.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
But beware of playing false, gitano.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
Decidedly not a man to be despised; speaks all languages, even the crabbed Gitano-Castilian like a native of Valladolid.
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
El Evangelio segun S. Lucas, traducido al Romani, o dialecto de los Gitanos de Espana.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
There were scarcely as many utensils left in the place as would have supplied the tent of a wandering Gitano.
"The Spanish Cavalier" by Charlotte Maria Tucker
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In news:

Flamenco dancer Maria Gitano leads students at The Island School in a Spanish-themed dance performance on Thursday at the Day Road school.
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