Example sentences for: anglos

How can you use “anglos” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • With the introduction of the birth-control pill, the province’s birthrate dropped from the highest to lowest in the nation, causing conservatives to worry at the waning influence of the Catholic Church and the prospect that French-Canadians would drown in a sea of Anglos.

  • Anglos coined the word buckaroo, meaning vaquero, because they disliked the word cowboy and did not want to call themselves by that name.

  • 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.

  • A Wall Street Journal feature makes the point that the Border Patrol, the unit of the INS that most directly polices the Mexican border, is no longer just Anglos.

  • In the verbal folklore repertoire of Chicanos, jokes abound about Mexicans who become Anglos and adopt the values, mannerisms, food, clothing styles, and verbal expressions of the dominant society.


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