noun, plural hi·dal·gos [hi-dal-gohz; Spanish ee-th ahl-gaws] /hɪˈdæl goʊz; Spanish iˈðɑl gɔs/.
Origin of hidalgo
Examples from the Web for hidalgo
Historical Examples of hidalgo
It was, he felt, a ridiculous position for a Hidalgo of Spain.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
In the Plaza de Armas there stands a fine monument to the memory of Hidalgo.Aztec Land
Maturin M. Ballou
A cement works at Hidalgo, of 50,000 tons annual capacity, has been started.
But let us now take our stand with Hidalgo, the warrior-priest of Mexico.
The Comandante pledges himself, as a hidalgo, that you shall not be harmed.The Crusade of the Excelsior
noun plural -gos (-ɡəʊz, Spanish -ɣos)
Word Origin for hidalgo
"Spanish nobleman of secondary rank," 1590s, from Spanish hidalgo, from Old Spanish fidalgo, shortened from filho de algo "son (Latin filus) of someone (Latin aliquis)," perhaps an imitation of Arabic ibn-nas "son of people," a complimentary title. For alteration of f- and h- in Spanish, see hacienda.