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chicano

chicano(
chee
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kah
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noh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of Mexican-American origin)
a. Chicano
Eva se graduó de maestría en Estudios Chicanos y Ciencias Políticas.Eva graduated with a Master's in Chicano Studies and Political Science.
b. Mexican-American
Hector es mexicano y tiene primos chicanos en California.Hector is Mexican and has Mexican-American cousins in California.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (ethnicity)
a. Chicano
Esta organización trabaja en pro de los derechos de los chicanos.This organization works to support the rights of Chicanos.
b. Mexican-American
La mayoría de los chicanos viven en el suroeste de los Estados Unidos.Most Mexican-Americans live in the southwestern United States.
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chicano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. Chicano, Mexican-American
2. (lengua)
a. Chicano
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. Chicano, Mexican-American
chicanoa chicana
adjective
Chicano; Mexican-American
Chicano; Mexican immigrant in the USA
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