chicanismo

noun, often capitalized
chi·​ca·​nis·​mo | \ chi¦kä¦niz(ˌ)mō, shi-, -kȧ-, -is(- \
plural -s

Definition of chicanismo

: strong ethnic pride exhibited by Chicanos

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History and Etymology for chicanismo

Mexican Spanish, from chicano + Spanish -ismo -ism

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“Chicanismo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicanismo. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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