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LLANEROS. The designation of Llaneros was a general name applied by the Spanish to the nomadic Indians of the Llano Estacado of Texas and New Mexico. The word meant "plainsmen" and was applied particularly to the Apache Indians.

Margery H. Krieger


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Margery H. Krieger, "LLANEROS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.