Definition of Mestiza

1. Noun. A woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry).

Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman

Definition of Mestiza

1. Noun. A female mestizo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mestiza

1. a female mestizo [n -S] - See also: mestizo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mestiza

messmen
messuage
messuages
messy
mestanolone
mestee
mestees
mestenediol
mesterolone
mesteso
mestesoes
mestesos
mestino
mestinoes
mestinos
mestiza (current term)
mestizas
mestizo
mestizoes
mestizos
mesto
mestranol
mestranols
mesulphen
mesuranic
mesyl
mesylate
mesylates
mesyls
met

Literary usage of Mestiza

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

1. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"A mestiza. —Scenes in the Bull-ring.—A Storm.—Dispersion of the Spectators.—A Discovery.—A new Reformation in Yucatan.—Celibacy of Priests. ..."

2. The Philippine Islands by Ramon Reyes Lala (1898)
"... full festival—as she is during the greater part of the Philippine year—will also appeal to him as she has never appealed before. A mestiza FLOWER-GIRL. ..."

3. Reports of a Commission Appointed for a Revision of the Revenue System of by David Ames Wells (1866)
"1 and No 2 with the two highest grades of American merino; mestiza No. ... The mestiza wools possess good felting properties. but all of tlic'ii lack the ..."

4. Types of Mankind Or, Ethnological Researches: Based Upon the Ancient by Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon (1855)
"White father and Indian mother mestiza. Indian father and Negro mother Chino. ... White father and mestiza mother Creole — pale, brownish complexion. ..."

5. Travels in Peru, During the Years 1838-1842: On the Coast, in the Sierra by Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1847)
"White Father and Negro Mother White Father and Indian Mother Indian Father and Negro Mother White Father and Mulatto Mother White Father and mestiza Mother ..."

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