Place:Hidalgo, Mexico

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NameHidalgo
Alt namesHildago statesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeState
Coordinates20.5°N 99°W
Located inMexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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(Fidalgo in Galician and Portuguese) is a traditional title of persons of the Spanish nobility or gentry. The word is a contraction of the phrases hijo de algo, literally "a son of something." Despite this informal-sounding term, the Spanish court rigorously regulated who was and who was not entitled to call himself an hidalgo. By extension the word is also used in Spanish for a person of noble and generous spirit (gentleman).

In Mexico, the word is usually used in reference to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the first warlord of the Mexican War of Independence.


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