/ang"gloh/, n., pl. Anglos, adj.
1. a white American of non-Hispanic descent, as distinguished esp. from an American of Mexican or Spanish descent.
2. (sometimes l.c.) an English-speaking person in a place where English is not the language of the majority.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Anglos.
[1835-45; independent use of ANGLO-]

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(as used in expressions)
Anglo Burmese Wars
Anglo Dutch Wars
Anglo German Naval Agreement
Anglo Japanese Alliance
Anglo Russian Entente
Anglo Saxon art
Anglo Saxon law
Anglo Saxon literature
Anglo Saxon
Anglo Persian Oil Co. Ltd.

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