[ chi-kah-nuh, -kan-uh ]
/ tʃɪˈkɑ nə, -ˈkæn ə /
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
1965–70; < Mexican Spanish, feminine of Chicano
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