Chicana

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noun Chi·ca·na \chi-ˈkä-nə also shi-\

Definition of Chicana

  1. :  an American woman or girl of Mexican descent

Chicana

adjective

Origin and Etymology of chicana

Mexican Spanish, feminine of chicano


First Known Use: 1967


CHICANA Defined for English Language Learners

Chicana

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noun Chi·ca·na \chi-ˈkä-nə also shi-\

Definition of Chicana for English Language Learners

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


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