a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Mexican birth or descent; Chicano.
of or relating to Mexican Americans or their culture; Chicano.
Mexican-American, occurring between the United States and Mexico: The trade agreement lead to an increase in eighteen-wheelers crossing the Mexican-American border.: See Grammar note at Spanish American.
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How to use Mexican American in a sentence
And something tells me that a certain Mexican-American family in San Antonio is no different.With Julian Castro Taking Over at HUD, a New Political Dynasty Is in the Making | Ruben Navarrette Jr. | May 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The girl, who eventually became one of my roommates, was Mexican-American as well; she was from El Paso.
Alfredo Corchado, a Mexican American journalist, has been covering the country since 1994 for The Dallas Morning News.
Other work has found Mexican-American educational deficiencies persisting into the fourth generation after migration.
My third roommate (the first two washed out) was a soft-looking Mexican American who seemed to be failing everything.
Both spoke strongly in favour of the formation of a Mexican-American alliance.Fifth Avenue | Arthur Bartlett Maurice