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hispanism

[his-puh-niz-uh m] /ˈhɪs pəˌnɪz əm/
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
1945-1950
1945-50; < Spanish hispanismo, equivalent to hispan(o) Spanish (see Hispano-) + -ismo -ism
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