Tejano

noun, often attributive
Te·​ja·​no | \tā-ˈhä-(ˌ)nō \
plural Tejanos

Definition of Tejano 

1 : a Texan of Hispanic descent often used before another noun

2 [ probably short for conjunto tejano, literally, Texan ensemble ] : Tex-Mex popular music that combines elements of European waltzes and polkas, country music, and rock and that often features an accordion

First Known Use of Tejano

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tejano

Mexican Spanish, from Tejas Texas

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Tejano

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Tejano

: a type of popular music from Texas and northern Mexico

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