[ chi-kah-nuh, -kan-uh ]
/ tʃɪˈkɑ nə, -ˈkæn ə /
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of or relating to female Mexican Americans or their culture: a conference on Chicana issues.
a Mexican American girl or woman.
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Origin of Chicana
First recorded in 1965–70; from Mexican Spanish, feminine of Chicano
historical usage of Chicana
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