gringo

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a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

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La Gringa Taqueria's continues to take their menu to new heights by incorporating the blue corn tortilla, another great addition to their already fresh, healthy, and sustainable menu that is eco-friendly, Vegan friendly, and they can now add gluten free friendly to that list.
For Kane and Klein, their mutual interest in Latin America, in fun and laughter and food and guys, and being Jewish gringa anthropologists, has kept their intellectual pursuits from being overly cerebral.
She notes how her process of becoming a gringa transformed her "like one of the Tz'ul dancers" (323).
I felt like a dumb gringa, neither understanding nor speaking the language of almost half the American church.
Hester's best friend, Amiga Gringa, is an entrepreneur in a capitalist economic system; she has sold her own children, spurns the "chump work" that Hester is given, and schemes to convince Hester to participate in the production of pornography.
CASA was started by a gringa social worker with three kids married to a Mexican of good family, who was appalled at the high birth rate of the poorest.
To Pancha, the women's liberation movement is a gringa movement, and therefore not applicable to or helpful to her life.
In Third Text, a guy named James West published a real tirade about my exhibit in the Museo de Arte Moderno in '93--how was it possible that a gringa was doing frivolous decadent white European nudes in a third world country, taking up perfectly good exhibit space which could be used for something more pertinent?
I feel sorry for them; while the franchises are gringa, we ask that no one consume their products in solidarity with the chapines [Guatemalans] who are there, so that they feel the difference in income for one day, which is not going to break them.
Avoid the garrulous and unfortunately bald gringa avoid all talk when
Barrientos, who calls herself "this little upper-middle-class suburban assimilated gringa Latina," recalls going out to eat with Hernandez one night after work, and, "she starts driving into the freakin' 'hood
The Mexican family of the fifteen-year-old protagonist, Violetta, is obsessed with being gringa, to the extent that they speak English to one another and dye their hair blond.
i was nothing so close to godliness as fair-skinned or wealthy or even a simple gringa with a birthright ticket to upward mobility in the land paved with gold, but the daughter of someone like him, except that he'd made the wade to the other side" (Castillo, Letters 21).
9) Fernando Birri's films from this formative period include Tire Die (1960); Los Inundados/Flooded Out (1961); Che, Buenos Aires (1962); La Pampa Gringa (1963); and, Org (1978).