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Chicano

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noun Chi·ca·no \chi-ˈkä-(ˌ)nō also shi-\

Simple Definition of Chicano

  • : an American (especially a man or boy) whose parents or grandparents came from Mexico

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Chicano

plural Chicanos

  1. :  an American and especially a man or boy of Mexican descent

Chicano adjective

Origin of chicano

Mexican Spanish, alteration of Spanish mexicano Mexican


First Known Use: 1947

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