chicanismo

[ chee-kah-neez-maw; English chee-kah-neez-moh, -niz-moh ]
/ ˌtʃi kɑˈniz mɔ; English ˌtʃi kɑˈniz moʊ, -ˈnɪz moʊ /

noun Spanish.

pride in one's heritage as a Mexican American.
the heritage, background, culture, etc., of Mexican Americans.

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Origin of chicanismo

First recorded in 1965–70; < Mexican Spanish Chicano + suffix -ismo -ism

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