[ (chi-kah-nohz) ]
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Mexican-Americans; short for the Spanish word mexicanos, which is sometimes pronounced mechicanos. In recent years, Latino and Latina have become more widely used to describe Hispanic-Americans in general.
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Words nearby Chicanos
Chicana, chicane, chicanery, chicanismo, Chicano, Chicanos, Chicanx, chiccory, chicha, Chichagof Island, Chichén Itzá
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How to use Chicanos in a sentence
There will be no one on the Court who cares for blacks, Chicanos, defendants, and the environment.Is Justice Ginsburg Risking the Future of the Supreme Court?|Chris Geidner|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST