noun \chi-ˈkä-nə also shi-\

: an American woman or girl whose parents or grandparents came from Mexico

Full Definition of CHICANA

:  an American woman or girl of Mexican descent
Chicana adjective

Origin of CHICANA

Mexican Spanish, feminine of chicano
First Known Use: 1967


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