Example sentences for: anglo-

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  • But the oldest streets in the modern city date back to the Anglo-American occupation and reconstruction and therefore have such basically English names as: Washington, Lincoln, Palace Avenue, San Francisco Street, Cathedral Place , and so on.

  • Northwards, the Leeward Island moving up through Antigua to Jamaica are today locked into American television, while southwards the Mona, Trinidad, campus of the University of the West Indies duplicates any run-of-the-mill American municipal college, at least in its language aspects, being blessedly innocent of any courses in Anglo-Saxon or Middle English.

  • Such place names as there were applied to clusters of buildings, such as casas reales (“royal houses”), renamed Palace of the Governors by the Anglo-Americans, or Barrio de Analco for the cluster that housed Mexican-Indians.

  • Anglos usually referred to the Spanish-speaking element as native or, again in a kind of leveling parallelism, as Spanish , never as Spaniards , on the model, probably unconscious, of Anglo , short for Anglo-American . Hispanics who prefer to emphasize cultural ties with Mexico, especially la Republica Azteca, as most in New Mexico definitely do not, may prefer to go by the name of Chicano , which implies political as much as national or ethnic identity.

  • ARTHUR: Not quite the rendezvous with Destiny the brochure claims, perhaps, but still--where once there was a watery impasse, now there's Anglo-French rapport and a Eurotunnel.

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