[his-puh-niz-uh m]
noun (often initial capital letter)
  1. a movement in Latin America for the promotion of Spanish or of native culture and influence.Compare hispanidad.
  2. a word, phrase, feature, etc., associated with Spain or Latin America.

Origin of hispanism

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