What is another word for mestiza?

19 synonyms found


[ mˈɛstɪzə], [ mˈɛstɪzə], [ m_ˈɛ_s_t_ɪ_z_ə]

Mestiza is a Spanish term that refers to a woman of mixed race or ethnicity, typically of European and Indigenous American descent. There are several synonyms for this term, including half-breed, mixed-blood, mulatto, and hybrid. These words suggest a blending of different cultural backgrounds and a complex identity that extends beyond traditional racial categories. While some may view these terms as derogatory or outdated, others see them as a way to acknowledge the diversity of human experience and challenge narrow notions of identity. Ultimately, the way we talk about race and ethnicity is a reflection of our values and beliefs, and it is important to use language that is respectful and inclusive.

Related words: mestiza identity, mestizo culture, mexico mestiza, mestiza woman

What is a Mestiza?

How do Mestizos feel about their identity?

What is Mestizo Culture?

Who am I? Am I a Mestiza? What does it mean to be

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Usage examples for Mestiza

Altogether, for appearance, society, and conveniences of living, it is perhaps the best village in Yucatan, and famous for its bull-fights and the beauty of its mestiza women.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I."
John L. Stephens
Very soon all the seats were occupied by whites and mestiza women, and the whole enclosure, with the exception of a small space for dancing, was filled up with Indian servants and children sitting on the ground.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I."
John L. Stephens
She is a mestiza, and thou art a child of the Church, though this following of gypsy wenches does not show it.
"On the Frontier"
Bret Harte

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