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Chicanismo



[chee-kah-neez-maw; English chee-kah-neez-moh, -niz-moh] /ˌtʃi kɑˈniz mɔ; English ˌtʃi kɑˈniz moʊ, -ˈnɪz moʊ/

noun, Spanish.
1.
pride in one’s heritage as a Mexican-American.
2.
the heritage, background, culture, etc., of Mexican-Americans.

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