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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A style of conjunto music originating in southern Texas and combining influences from country music, rhythm and blues, and popular Latin styles.
  • noun A resident of Texas who is of Hispanic ancestry.

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  • noun historical A Spanish colonial settler of the region that later became Texas.
  • noun A Texan of Mexican descent.

Etymologies

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

[American Spanish, Texan, from Tejas, Texas.]

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Spanish, originally a translation of Texan from English.

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