any area of the US southwest with a large population of Mexican immigrants or focus on Mexican culture
Mex(ican) + America
[mek-si-kal-ee; Spanish me-hee-kah-lee] /ˌmɛk sɪˈkæl i; Spanish ˌmɛ hiˈkɑ li/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of , in NW , on the Mexican-U.S. border. /ˌmɛksɪˈkɑːlɪ; Spanish mɛxiˈkali/ noun 1. a city in NW Mexico, capital of Baja California (Norte) state, on the border with the US adjoining Calexico, California: centre of a […]
[mek-si-kuh n-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /ˈmɛk sɪ kən əˈmɛr ɪ kən/ noun 1. Also, Mexican American. a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Mexican birth or descent; Chicano. adjective 2. of or relating to Mexican-Americans or their culture; Chicano.
noun 1. . noun 1. a tropical American tree, Casimiroa edulis, of the rue family, having greenish, inconspicuous flowers and tomatolike fleshy fruit that is yellow on the inside and gray or yellowish-green on the outside.
noun 1. . noun 1. a large, stout-bodied, venomous lizard, Heloderma horridum, inhabiting western Mexico, having black, beadlike scales with yellow to pinkish spots and splotches.