Simple Definition of Tejano
: a type of popular music from Texas and northern Mexico
Full Definition of Tejano
1 : a Texan of Hispanic descent
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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