Example sentences for: anglos

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

  • Anglos call it “the Main” and French-Canadians make a nice — and rare — compromise with “la Main.”

  • 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 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.

  • The city of some 55,000 as it exists today derives much more from the town built by Anglos who have been attracted here since the mid nineteenth century than from the Spanish-Mexican colonists and their descendants who populated the tiny frontier capital for over two centuries previously.

  • The walls were of adobe, which to the first Anglos was mud, pure and simple.


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