texmex

Tex-Mex

[teks-meks]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to aspects of culture that combine Mexican and Texan or southwestern U.S. features, especially aspects of culture developed in southern Texas based on or influenced by Mexican elements: Tex-Mex cooking; Tex-Mex music.
noun
2.
a form of Mexican Spanish having elements of English and spoken near the border of Texas and Mexico, especially Mexican Spanish as spoken in Texas.
3.
Music. norteña.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism; by shortening

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Tex-Mex (ˈtɛksˌmɛks)
 
adj
of, relating to, or denoting the Texan version of something Mexican, such as music, food, or language

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Tex-Mex
Texas-Mexican
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