Definition of Gitana

1. Noun. A Spanish female Gypsy.

Generic synonyms: Bohemian, Gipsy, Gypsy, Roma, Romani, Romany, Rommany



Definition of Gitana

1. n. fem. A Spanish gypsy.

Definition of Gitana

1. a female gypsy [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gitana

gismo
gismondine
gismondines
gismondite
gismos
gisms
gismu
gissa
gist
gisting
gists
git
git-go
git along
gitalin
gitana (current term)
gitanas
gitano
gitanos
gitch
gite
gites
gith
githagism
gitoformate
gitogenin
gitonin
gitoxigenin
gitoxin
gits

Literary usage of Gitana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"LA gitana From 'My Garden Walk.' As the tall lily, bending before the light breeze, Lends her lips to his kisses with playful devotion, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"Then turning, and taking the theorbo from the gitana, she walked towards the casement, to recover her agitation, and ran her fingers over the strings. ..."

3. The Magnetism of Ships and the Deviations of the Compass by Liverpool Compass Committee, United States Bureau of Naval Personnel, Archibald Smith, Frederick John Evans (1869)
"APPENDIX F. Experiments to ascertain the effect of heeling on the compasses of the iron sh ip " gitana." This ship is of 1323 tons register, and was built ..."

4. The Zincali: An Account of the Gypsies of Spain by George Henry Borrow (1846)
"Attempts made to enlighten the Gitanos—The Inward Monitor—The One- eyed gitana—Pepa and ... gitana ..."

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