Mexican-American

[ mek-si-kuh n-uh-mer-i-kuh n ]
/ ˈmɛk sɪ kən əˈmɛr ɪ kən /

noun

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

adjective

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

Origin of Mexican-American

First recorded in 1950–55
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