Spanish Rom

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ETHNONYMS: Hungaros, Zingaros

Sociopolitical Organization

The Spanish Rom have no formal leaders, and coercion of any sort is frowned on. Occasionally, rich Gypsy men might influence others by example and persuasion, but never by threat.


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