Mexican-American

[mek-si-kuhn-uh-mer-i-kuhn]
noun
1.
Also, Mexican American. a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Mexican birth or descent; Chicano.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Mexican-Americans or their culture; Chicano.

Origin:
1950–55

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