Spanish Loanwords

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pants, wide and long, with many folds; originally a term associated with clothing from Valencia
(a loanword from Spanish)

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a Spanish last name; e.g. Fray Gerónimo de Zarate, a Franciscan chaplain in Tenochtitlan who left to go to Teohuacan (Tehuacan, Puebla?), much to the people's relief

(central Mexico, 1613)
see Annals of His Time: Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala, eds. and transl. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006), 250–251.

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a Spanish surname; the name carried by a "doctor" (and "oydor" or judge of the high court, the "Real Audiencia") in sixteenth-century New Spain, don Alonzo de Zorita, 1548–1556