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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Mexican American.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. American but of Mexican descent, especially if conscious of one's political identity in the U.S. body politic.
  • adj. Identifying with the mixed-raced heritage of Old World and New World.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Chicano people.
  • n. A Chicano person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person of Mexican descent


American Spanish chicano, dialectal variant of mexicano, Mexican, from México, Mexico.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish chicano. (Wiktionary)



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