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mestizo

(māstē`sō) [Span.,=mixture], person of mixed race; particularly, in Mexico and Central and South America, a person of European (Spanish or Portuguese) and indigenous descent. The mestizos constitute a large part of the population in several Latin American countries; they are in various places also called by other names, e.g., ladinos in Guatemala, caboclos in Brazil. The word is primarily applied to a mixture of racial strains, but it has acquired social and cultural connotations; it may be applied to pure-blooded indigenous people who adopt European dress and customs. All persons of mixed race are called mestizos in the Philippines.
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Growing up, I noticed that being mestiza saved a girl from comments and criticisms often received by a morena.
The discourse of tropicality can be employed to understand climatic racism and other forms of environmental determinism that have been used to justify European colonization, and that has been adapted by European descendants (Whites) and Mestizas with aspirations to whiteness in nation-states such as Colombia.
Uso de protocolo Ovsynch en el control del anestro posparto en vacas mestizas de doble proposito.
Con base a lo expuesto, este trabajo tiene por objetivo la evaluacion productiva (cambios de peso vivo, altura a la cruz y consumo de alimento) y economica (presupuesto parcial y margen bruto) de la utilizacion de dos suplementos concentrados comerciales para mautas y novillas mestizas alimentadas con CA.
La raza de las pacientes estudiadas por muerte materna evidencio que el 65% de las pacientes eran mestizas. Los diagnosticos clinicos presuntivos planteados en las muertes maternas fueron mas frecuentemente el sindrome de Help y el post-operatorio complicado.
Este concepto lo toma Valeria del profesor Jose Antonio Mazzotti (especialista de la Universidad de Tuft, entre otros temas, en el Inca Garcilaso), estudioso de las cronicas "mestizas" de la epoca colonial.