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A musical style combining elements of traditional Mexican folk song, polka, and American popular music and often prominently featuring the accordion.
[American Spanish, northern, of or from northern Mexico, from Spanish, northern, from norte, north, from Old Spanish, from Old French nort; see Nordic.]
norteño(nɔːˈteɪnjəʊ; Spanish norˈtɛɲo)
(Peoples) an inhabitant of northern Mexico
1. (Peoples) of or belonging to northern Mexico
2. (Music, other) of or relating to música norteña