Definition of Chicano noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//tʃɪˈkɑːnəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//tʃɪˈkɑːnoʊ//
; BrE BrE//ʃɪˈkɑːnəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ʃɪˈkɑːnoʊ//
; BrE also BrE//tʃɪˈkeɪnəʊ//
, also BrE//ʃɪˈkeɪnəʊ//
(pl. Chicanos) (especially US English, from Spanish) Race
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a person living in the US whose family came from Mexico compare Chicana, Hispanic, Latino See related entries: Race Word OriginMexican Spanish, alteration of Spanish mejicano (masculine) ‘Mexican’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Chicano