yanqui

[ yahng-kee ]
/ ˈyɑŋ ki /

noun, plural yan·quis [yahng-kees]. /ˈyɑŋ kis/. (often initial capital letter)Spanish.

(in Latin America) Yankee; a citizen of the U.S.

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