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hispanism

[ his-puh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈhɪs pəˌnɪz əm /
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noun (often initial capital letter)
a movement in Latin America for the promotion of Spanish or of native culture and influence.Compare hispanidad.
a word, phrase, feature, etc., associated with Spain or Latin America.
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Origin of hispanism

1945–50; <Spanish hispanismo, equivalent to hispan(o) Spanish (see Hispano-) + -ismo-ism
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