Definition of barrio noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbæriəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrioʊ//
    (from Spanish) (pl. barrios)
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  1. 1a district of a city in Spain or in another Spanish-speaking country
  2. 2(US English) a district of a city in the US where a lot of Spanish-speaking people live
  3. Word OriginSpanish, perhaps from Arabic.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: barrio