Mexican American

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Mexican American

n.
A US citizen or resident of Mexican ancestry.

Mex′i·can-A·mer′i·can adj.
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The town of Seguin, Texas in the 1940s to the 1960s was divided by race (Mexican-Americans, Anglos, blacks), by religion (Catholics, Protestants), and by wealth (rich, poor).
We can be hyphenated Americans: Mexican-Americans, Italian-Americans.
* 1.2 million (10.6%) Mexican-Americans have diabetes.
The joint venture between the two telecommunications giants has been offering the novel plan to Mexican-Americans since winning Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval to start operations last August.
One topic in critical need of scholarly attention is the role that Mexican-Americans played in the Civil Rights movement.
Blood pressure in Mexican-Americans, whites and blacks: the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
* 1972: A language-culture-religion program gets under way, primarily for priests, nuns and laity from Latin America and Spain who are interested in working with Mexican-Americans. Other courses include leadership formation and organizing comunidades de base.
Mexican-Americans make up the largest sub-group (62%) of the overall Hispanic population, living primarily in the western and southwestern United States.
Negrete (who for thirty-five years was the Professor of Chicano Studies at California State University at Los Angles) tells the dynamic story of the movement for the rights of Mexican-Americans with a special focus on the Chicano movement at its epicenter in Los Angeles.
The group added in sections detailing crucial parts of Mexican-American history, such as the Supreme Court decision to give Mexican-Americans equal protection under the Constitution and Mexican-American involvement in the Civil War.
Comprising 8.7% of the country's population, Mexican-born immigrants and their descendants, henceforth Mexican-Americans, constitute a substantial share of the U.S.