Tejano

Tejano

[tey-hah-noh, tuh]
noun
(often lowercase) a style of Mexican-American popular music that features the accordion and blends the polka with various forms of traditional Mexican music, now often including synthesizers and rock music.

Origin:
1990–95; < American Spanish: literally, Texan

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Tejano
"native or inhabitant of Texas," 1925, from Amer.Sp., formerly Texano "a Texan" (see Texas).
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