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Tejano

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noun Te·ja·no \tā-ˈhä-(ˌ)nō\

Simple Definition of Tejano

  • : a type of popular music from Texas and northern Mexico

Full Definition of Tejano

plural Te·ja·nos

  1. 1 :  a Texan of Hispanic descent

  2. 2 [probably short for conjunto tejano, literally, Texan ensemble] :  Tex-Mex popular music combining elements of traditional, rock, and country music and often featuring an accordion

Origin of tejano

Mexican Spanish, from Tejas Texas


First Known Use: 1976


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