- of or relating to Mexico or its people.
- of or relating to Spanish as used in Mexico.
- of or relating to the Nahuatl language or its speakers.
- a native or inhabitant of Mexico, or a person of Mexican descent.
- Nahuatl(defs 1, 2).
Origin of Mexican
See Mexican standoff.
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Examples from the Web for mexican
So, as far as Mexican officials like Peña Nieto are concerned, the goal is to keep their countrymen here — and keep them happy.
Two-thirds of those who likely to benefit from the new policy are Mexican.
Virtually all the southwestern gangs of Mexican heritage (Surenos or Southsiders) are under their control.
Robert Morrill, a former gang detective and author of The Mexican Mafia/The Story, said there is little the authorities can do.
Christian is the son of Mexican immigrants whose father works at a car wash and mother works at McDonalds.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?
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His man enlisted for the Mexican war, it was true, and not for the other war.
He also was responsible for the phrase, "The Mexican Situation."Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
And it was so easy to satisfy (p. 324) and hush the Mexican liberals.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
The Mexican parrots are the most voluble to be found this side of southern Africa.
It will be remembered that we are now on what is called the Mexican plateau.
- of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Mexico
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Word Origin and History for mexican
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