Chicana

noun Chi·ca·na \ chi-ˈkä-nə also shi- \

Definition of Chicana

: an American woman or girl of Mexican descent

Chicana

adjective

Origin and Etymology of chicana

Mexican Spanish, feminine of chicano


CHICANA Defined for English Language Learners

Chicana

Definition of Chicana for English Language Learners

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


CHICANA Defined for Kids

Chicana

noun Chi·ca·na \ chi-ˈkä-nə \

Definition of Chicana for Students

: an American woman or girl of Mexican ancestry

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Chicana


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