Someone born in the United States of mestizo descent, meaning that either parent is from Latin America. Someone from Latin America who has lived in the States for most of their lives, making them half gringo and half Indio. Someone who can navigate comfortably in both worlds.
When Ana, asked Javier, "if I was born here, but my father is from Guatemala and my mother from Puerto Rico, what's my ethnic background?" First of all, you're American, but grindia.
by tonaltin March 18, 2011