Definition of Gauchos
1. Noun. (plural of gaucho) ¹
2. Noun. Calf-length trousers with flared legs. ¹
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Definition of Gauchos
1. gaucho [n] - See also: gaucho
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Literary usage of Gauchos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Paraná: With Incidents of the Paraguayan War, and South American by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1868)
"The real gauchos, who are generally of crossed Spanish and Indian blood, as well as of the lower classes of society. I have not been able to discover the ..."
2. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... gauchos riding—Character of Inhabitants—Rio Plata—Flocks of Butterflies—Aeronaut Spiders— Phosphorescence of the Sea—Port Desire—Guanaco—Port St. ..."
3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... how counted—Singular Breed of Oxen—Perforated Pebbles—Shepherd Dogs—Horses broken-in, gauchos riding—Character of Inhabitants—Rio Plata—Flocks of ..."
4. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"l The gauchos and Uruguayans In any case there would appear to be a strain of Charrua blood in the Uruguayan gauchos, if not in many of the Uruguayans ..."
5. Buenos Ayres and Argentine Gleanings: With Extracts from a Diary of Salado by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1865)
"Visit to the Boca—Peculiarities of its Appearance—Barracas Bridge — Saladeros—Chevalier cle St. Robert's Opinion about the gauchos —Of the Operations at a ..."
6. Journal of Researches Into the Geology & Natural History of the Various by Charles Darwin (1908)
"... Pebbles—Shepherd-dogs—Horses Broken-in gauchos Riding—Character of Inhabitants—Rio Plata—Flocks of Butterflies- Aeronaut Spiders—Phosphorescence of the ..."
7. The History of Paraguay: With Notes of Personal Observations, and by Charles Ames Washburn (1871)
"gauchos and Estancieros. — Antecedents of Artigas. — Commences his Career as Captain of Banditti, 1808. — Ineffectual Attempts to put him down. ..."
8. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"An Anchor Broken. Fuegians. Wild Geese at Elizabeth Island. Kitchen Middens. The Falkland Islands. Visit to Port Darwin. Scotchmen turned gauchos. ..."