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ANGLO.
1. In and around the US South-west, a clipping of Spanish anglo-americano and English Anglo-American standing, sometimes pejoratively, for a (white) speaker of English: ‘Chicano norms always seem to be somewhat less formal than Anglo norms’ ( Fernando Peñalosa, Chicano Sociolinguistics, 1980).

2. In Canada and especially Quebec, a clipping of ANGLOPHONE, standing for a speaker of English: anglo rights. It does not usually have a capital and may contrast with franco.

3. In Scotland, a clipping of Anglo-Scot, standing for someone who is half-English, half-Scottish, a Scot who has been influenced by English ideas, mannerisms, etc.

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An·glo / ˈangglō/ • n. (pl. -glos ) a white, English-speaking American as distinct from a Hispanic American: [as adj.] Anglo neighborhoods.