Anglo

[ ang-gloh ]
/ ˈæŋ gloʊ /

noun, plural An·glos.

a white American of non-Hispanic descent, as distinguished especially from an American of Mexican or Spanish descent.
(sometimes lowercase) an English-speaking person in a place where English is not the language of the majority.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Anglos.

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Origin of Anglo

First recorded in 1835–45; independent use of Anglo-

Definition for Anglo (2 of 2)

Anglo-

a combining form of English: Anglo-Norman; Anglo-Catholic.

Origin of Anglo-

<Late Latin Angl(us) (see Anglic) + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglo (1 of 2)

Anglo
/ (ˈæŋɡləʊ) /

noun plural -glos

US a White inhabitant of the United States who is not of Latin extraction
Australian an Australian of Anglo-Celtic descent
Canadian an English-speaking Canadian, esp one of Anglo-Celtic origin; an Anglo-Canadian

British Dictionary definitions for Anglo (2 of 2)

Anglo-
/ (ˈæŋɡləʊ-) /

combining form

denoting English or EnglandAnglo-Saxon

Word Origin for Anglo-

from Medieval Latin Angliī
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