A Jew or Muslim in Spain or Portugal who converted to Roman Catholicism under duress, particularly during the 14th and 15th centuries.(noun)
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Use "converso" in a sentence
"Interestingly, it's almost hip now to claim converso ancestry, and there has been something of a movement among people claiming converso ancestry to "reconvert" -- or restore themselves -- to the faith of their very distant fathers."
"I wasn't aware of similar pro-converso sentiment in Mexico."
"For example, poor Jewish men and women sometimes came to converso homes requesting alms."