from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An urban district or quarter in a Spanish-speaking country.
- n. A chiefly Spanish-speaking community or neighborhood in a U.S. city.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An area or neighborhood in a U.S. city inhabited primarily by people speaking Spanish or of Hispanic origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In Spain and countries colonized by Spain, a village, ward, or district outside a town or city to whose jurisdiction it belongs; in Spanish-speaking areas of cities in the United States, it is a neighborhood, ward, or quarter inside a town.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A village or small town which has no independent administration, but which is subordinated to a larger town. See pueblo.
- n. A ward; a division of a termino or municipal district in Cuba.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Spanish-speaking quarter in a town or city (especially in the United States)
- n. an urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
The oldest "barrio" is far from the centre, on the far side of the San Juan river, spanned by a stone bridge.
Now the Spanish word 'barrio' is equivalent to the
As for me a white man, born in San Francisco 1971, lived in every ghetto and barrio from the west coast to the east coast, raised by a hippie who has done everything from walking with Rev. King to the DNC 1972 Chicago.
We are designing charlas (informal presentations about a specific theme) to give to a target group at our school in barrio Kami, which is near where we are living.
The EE crew painted this mural as a thankyou to the Colegio Gran Mariscal Sucre in barrio Kami, where we have worked periodically throughout training.
Each barrio is like a village where everyone knows everyone´s business.
The weather in barrio La Lejona or Santa Julia is just the same and often the views are the best.
Santa Marta would never be another Woodhill Terrace, but at least the word barrio in the mouth of a smug Anglo like Tori Carr wouldn't be synonymous with slum.
As I wrote recently, Latino neighborhoods have increasingly become gentrified as white people move into what used to be called the barrio.
The barrio las Flores is called a barrio caliente because there is a little bit of diliquency during the evenings.