[ mad-ruh-leyn-yoh; Spanish mah-three-le-nyaw ]
/ ˌmæd rəˈleɪn yoʊ; Spanish ˌmɑ ðriˈlɛ nyɔ /
noun, plural Ma·dri·le·nos [mad-ruh-leyn-yohz; Spanish mah-three-le-nyaws]. /ˌmæd rəˈleɪn yoʊz; Spanish ˌmɑ ðriˈlɛ nyɔs/. (sometimes lowercase)
a native or inhabitant of Madrid, Spain.
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Origin of Madrileño
1825–35; <Spanish madrileño, perhaps by dissimilation (d—d>d—l) from *madrideño, equivalent to MadridMadrid + -eño suffix of appurtenance (<Latin -ignus, -egnus, apparently extracted from adjectives formed with -n- in which g was part of the root, e.g., larignus of larch, salignus of willow)
Words nearby Madrileño
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Example sentences from the Web for Madrileño
The wild steed retains its fire, though the miserable horseman would do for a Madrileno aide-de-camp.