Definition of gitana in English:

gitana

noun

  • A female Spanish gypsy.

    • ‘Don Diego knew by a glance at the dress and manner of the stranger, that she was a Gitana.’
    • ‘A Gitana will enter a shop, and purchase some insignificant article.’
    • ‘I used to wear these big hoop earrings, my hair down to my hips, super-tight jeans and blouses with embroidery, like I was some kind of gitana.’
    • ‘He told me that I should see the fandango danced by the Gitanas with good partners.’
    • ‘Merimee's Carmen contributed to the renewed fascination with Spanish Gypsies, mixing dancers, smugglers, bullfighters, and gitanas as interchangeable signifiers of oriental Spain.’
    romany, rom, chal, chai, gitano, gitana, tzigane, zingaro, zigeuner, zingana, didicoi
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Origin

Spanish, feminine of gitano.

Pronunciation:

gitana

/dʒɪˈtɑːnə/