Chicana
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, feminine of chicano Date: 1967 an American woman or girl of Mexican descentChicana adjective

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  • chicana — s. f. 1. Argúcia judicial. 2. Trapaçaria, enredos, cavilação …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • chicana — (Del fr. chicane). 1. f. Artimaña, procedimiento de mala fe, especialmente el utilizado en un pleito por alguna de las partes. 2. Broma, chanza …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Chicana — ☆ Chicana [chi kä′nə ] n. pl. Chicanas [see CHICANO] a woman or girl of Mexican descent who is a citizen of, or is living in, the U.S. adj. of Chicanas …   English World dictionary

  • chicana — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Artimaña hecha con mala fe, en especial la utilizada en un pleito por alguna de las partes: ■ lo tuvo siempre engañado con toda suerte de chicanas. SINÓNIMO triquiñuela 2 Broma o chanza. * * * chicana (del fr. «chicane») 1 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chicana — UK [tʃɪˈkɑːnə] / US [tʃɪˈkɑnə] noun [countable] Word forms Chicana : singular Chicana plural Chicanas American a female citizen of the US who was born in Mexico or whose family was originally from Mexico …   English dictionary

  • Chicana — /chi kah neuh, kan euh/, n. 1. a Mexican American girl or woman. adj. 2. of or pertaining to female Mexican Americans or their culture: a conference on Chicana issues. [1965 70; < MexSp, fem. of CHICANO] * * * …   Universalium

  • Chicana — Chi|ca|na [tʃɪ...], die; , s [span. chicana]: w. Form von ↑Chicano …   Universal-Lexikon

  • chicana — chiˈkänə, shi , kȧn noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Mexican Spanish, feminine of chicano : a female Chicano • chicana adjective, usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chicana — Mexico Américains Mexico Américains Populations significatives par régions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chicana — noun A female Chicano …   Wiktionary

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