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Language vs. Geography
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The word "Hispanic" comes from the Latin word "Hispanicus," meaning "from Hispania," which was a province of the Roman Empire. 00:26
People from of Spanish descent are Hispanic, but not Latino; and people from Portuguese descent are Latino, but not Hispanic. 02:57
People of European and Amerindian descent are Mestizo. 07:10
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