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aficionado

devoted follower of some sport or art; fan; devotee

caballero

1.) gentleman; gallant; cavalier
2.) horseman

caudillo

military dictator in Spanish-speaking countries

Chicano

American of Mexican descent

conquistador

conqueror

desperado

bold, dangerous criminal

duenna

elderly woman chaperon of a young lady; governess

dulcinea

sweetheart; inamorata

gaucho

South American cowboy

grandee

1.) nobleman of the highest rank
2.) person of eminence

guerrilla

fighter in an irregular military unit engaging in sabotage and harassment

hidalgo

member of the minor nobility

junta

1.) council for legislation or administration
2.) group of military officers controlling a government after a coup d'etat
3.) junto

junto

group of persons joined for a common purpose; clique; group of plotters; faction; cabal

Latino (Latina)

Latin American

macho

man exhibiting a strong sense of masculinity stressing assertiveness, aggressiveness, physical might, domineering behavior, etc.

machismo

strong sense of masculinity stressing assertiveness, aggressiveness, physical might, domineering behavior, etc.

matador

bullfighter assigned to kill the bull

mestizo

person of mixed American Indian and European ancestry

peon

1.) unskilled worker; landless laborer
2.) worker kept in servitude to repay a debt

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