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Tejano

adjective

: Tejano music combines the accordion-driven polkas and cumbias of Mexican conjunto music with synthesizers and rock songs

noun

A Texan of Mexican origin or descent: The Texas Ranger myths legitimized Anglo dispossession and then exploitation of Tejanos (1990s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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