noun (sometimes initial capital letters) Spanish.
(used with a plural verb) Mexican Americans collectively.
(used with a singular verb) Mexican-American culture.
Shangri-laRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
la familiaRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- la plata, río de,
- la porte,
- la puente,
- la pérouse,
- la pérouse strait,
- la rioja,
- la rochefoucauld,
- la rochelle,
- la salle,
- la salle, robert cavelier, sieur de
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
in La Raza, literally "the race," 1964, from American Spanish (see race (n.2)), "designating the strong sense of racial and cultural identity held by Mexican-Americans" [OED].
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper