Tejano


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Te·ja·no

 (tā-hä′nō, tĕ-)
n.
1. A style of conjunto music originating in southern Texas and combining influences from country music, rhythm and blues, and popular Latin styles.
2. A resident of Texas who is of Hispanic ancestry.

[American Spanish, Texan, from Tejas, Texas.]
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Te•ja•no

(teɪˈhɑ noʊ, tə-)
n.
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.
[1990–95; < AmSp: literally, Texan]
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ENPNewswire-July 29, 2019--BBVA Classic rakes in $20,000 for the Tejano Center for Community Concerns
From the main courses, some popular dishes are the hard and soft shell Tacos with fillings of fresh lettuce and different meat, burrito wraps stuffed with strips of meat, vegetables and beans, and Tejano, which are fajitas of chicken or beef strips on hot iron sizzler plates.
In 1986, an AM radio station serving San Antonio took on a format focused specifically on a regional music style that was growing in popularity: Tejano.
Fans of American Tejano music won't want to miss the Texas band Intocable in concert at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N.
Police said the victim was with her husband Tejano Lumacad on board their motorcycle when they two suspects also on board a motorcycle fired at them.
She was one of the most celebrated artists and was labeled "(http://www.ibtimes.com/who-selena-quintanilla-perez-google-doodle-celebrates-musician-model-designer-2602365) Queen of Tejano music ."
[USA], October 17 (ANI): Selena Quintanilla, the "Queen of Tejano music" got her own Google Doodle.
Joaquin sees tensions boiling up between Tejano insurgents and the Texas Rangers.
It describes the experiences of Mexican guest workers, braceros, Tejano migrants, and undocumented immigrants who worked in fields, canneries, packing sheds, and forests, and types of resistance they used through traditional labor militancy, the maintenance of their culture, and activism through unions, including the Pineros y Campesinos Unidos Noroeste (PCUN), United Farm Workers, and Willamette Valley Immigration Project.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Amegy Bank said they have awarded a USD500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to Tejano Center to help fund construction of 52-unit apartments in the Houston area for homeless young adults between the ages of 18 and 25.