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Mexican Spanish (probably short for conjunto norteño, literally, northern ensemble) from Spanish, northern, from norte north
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“Norteño.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/norte%C3%B1o. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.
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