Neorican

noun Neo·ri·can \¦nēō¦rēkən\

Definition of Neorican

plural

-s

  1. :  a Puerto Rican who lives on the U.S. mainland or who has lived there but has returned to Puerto Rico

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Origin and Etymology of neorican

modification of American Spanish neorriqueño Puerto Rican living in New York City, blend of Spanish neoyorquino New Yorker, and puertorriqueño Puerto Rican


First Known Use: 1965


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