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(Encyclopedia) creole crē´ōl [key], Span. criollo crēōl´yō [key] [probably from crío =child], term originally applied in West Indies to the native-born descendants of the…

Vasconcelos, José

(Encyclopedia) Vasconcelos, José hōsā´ väskōnsā´lōs [key], 1882–1959, Mexican educator and writer. He headed (1920–24) the National Univ. of Mexico and, as minister of education under…

Mexico Overview

(Encyclopedia) Mexico mĕk´sĭkō [key], Span. México or Méjico both: mā´hēkō [key], officially United Mexican States, republic (2015 est. pop. 125,891,000), 753,665 sq mi…