a Texas native or resident of Mexican or Mexican American birth or descent: The author’s newest short stories focus on a network of relationships between Tejanos and Anglos in a fictional Texas town.
(often lowercase) a style of Mexican American popular music that features the accordion and blends the polka with various forms of traditional Mexican music, now often including synthesizers and rock music.
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How to use Tejano in a sentence
Her exuberant performance of the iconic Tejano music superstar in the film, which portrayed both Selena’s meteoric rise to fame and her untimely and tragic end, was critically acclaimed and netted Lopez her first Golden Globe nomination.
I put a photo of my grandmother in the kitchen and blasted Tejano music.
We were drifting slowly forward as in a dream, with faraway Tejano music filling the air.
Texans are considered as of a different nation, and are distinguished as Tehneko from the Spanish Tejano.
“Since you had the disposal of the Tejano prisoners, I can understand that,” returned the Dictator, with a significant shrug.The Free Lances | Mayne Reid