[his-puh-nist] /ˈhɪs pə nɪst/

a specialist in the Spanish or Portuguese language or in Spanish or Latin-American literature or culture.


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  • Hispano

    [hi-span-oh, -spah-noh] /hɪˈspæn oʊ, -ˈspɑ noʊ/ noun 1. (def 3). 1. a combining form representing Spain, or Spanish, in compound words: Hispano-American.

  • Hispanophile

    [hi-span-uh-fahyl] /hɪˈspæn əˌfaɪl/ noun 1. an admirer of Hispanic culture or the Spanish language.

  • Hispano-American

    [hi-span-oh-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /hɪˈspæn oʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən/ noun 1. (def 3).

  • Hispanophobe

    [hi-span-uh-fohb] /hɪˈspæn əˌfoʊb/ noun 1. a person who dislikes Hispanic culture or the Spanish language.

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