Definitions for "Barrio"
In Spain and countries colonized by Spain, a village, ward, or district outside a town or city to whose jurisdiction it belongs; in Spanish-speaking areas of cities in the United States, it is a neighborhood, ward, or quarter inside a town.
Quarter. Suburb.
In Spanish, neighborhood or community. In American English, it refers to enclaves or districts in U.S. cities where Latino immigrants tend to predominate.
Along with Barrio-Pueblo, the primary legal subdivision of municipios in Puerto Rico. Similar to the minor civil divisions (MCDs) used for reporting census data in 28 states of the United States. Related term: Municipio, Subbarrio
Keywords:  neighbourhood