chicanismo

noun

chi·​ca·​nis·​mo
chi¦kä¦niz(ˌ)mō,
shi-,
-kȧ-,
-is(-
plural -s
often capitalized
: strong ethnic pride exhibited by Chicanos

Word History

Etymology

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 18 Jun. 2024.

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