[mek-si-kuh n-uh-mer-i-kuh n]


Also Mexican American. a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Mexican birth or descent; Chicano.


of or relating to Mexican-Americans or their culture; Chicano.

Origin of Mexican-American

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Both spoke strongly in favour of the formation of a Mexican-American alliance.

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    Arthur Bartlett Maurice