Raza



[rah-sah] /ˈrɑ sɑ/

noun
1.
la, (sometimes initial capital letters) Mexican Spanish. .
[lah-rah-sah] /lɑˈrɑ sɑ/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letters) Spanish.
1.
(used with a plural verb) Mexican Americans collectively.
2.
(used with a singular verb) Mexican-American culture.
n.

in La Raza, literally “the race,” 1964, from American Spanish (see race (n.2)), “designating the strong sense of racial and cultural identity held by Mexican-Americans” [OED].

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