Chicano

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noun Chi·ca·no \chi-ˈkä-(ˌ)nō also shi-\

Definition of Chicano

plural

Chicanos

  1. :  an American and especially a man or boy of Mexican descent

Chicano

adjective

Origin and Etymology of chicano

Mexican Spanish, alteration of Spanish mexicano Mexican


First Known Use: 1947


CHICANO Defined for English Language Learners

Chicano

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noun Chi·ca·no \chi-ˈkä-(ˌ)nō also shi-\

Definition of Chicano for English Language Learners

  • : an American (especially a man or boy) whose parents or grandparents came from Mexico



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