Definition of Mexican

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Mexico.

Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States
Generic synonyms: Central American
Specialized synonyms: Chicano, Greaser, Taco, Wetback, Mexican-american, Mexicano



2. Adjective. Of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants. "Mexican food is hot"
Partainyms: Mexico
Derivative terms: Mexico

Definition of Mexican

1. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people.

Definition of Mexican

1. Noun. (obsolete) A Mexica; an Aztec. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The Nahuatl language. ¹

3. Noun. A person from Mexico or of Mexican descent. ¹

4. Noun. The Mexican dialect of Spanish. ¹

5. Noun. (Australia slang Queensland) A person from either of the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria. ¹

6. Adjective. (obsolete) Of or pertaining to the Mexica people. ¹

7. Adjective. (obsolete) Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language. ¹

8. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Mexico. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Mexican

1. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. Mexican poppy, an aromatic kind of pigweed from tropical America (Chenopodium ambrosioides). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Mexican Pictures

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Literary usage of Mexican

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Continuing Mexican trouble. World's Work 32: 137-8 Je '16 Critical situation ... Lit Digest 52:1732 Je 10 '16 Little Mexican expedition. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"It is not necessary for the purposes of this suit to decide whether prefects of California, while the same was a part of the Mexican territory, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The extent of Mexican, in the sense of confederate, sway has been ... From the formation of this league dates that extension of Mexican sway which has led ..."

4. The War with Mexico by Roswell Sabine Ripley (1849)
"CHAPTER I. Introduction—Sketch of Mexican History in the early Periods of Independence—Settlement of Texas—Texan War—Treaty with Santa Anna—Recognition of ..."

5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"There is continual travel between California and Mexican points, aided now by railroad facilities. Oranges have been shipped from infected districts to the ..."

6. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (2005)
"A2 Chile's resilience to external shocks This Annex presents an event analysis of Chile's reaction to different external shocks, including the Mexican ..."

7. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Scholars, artists, THE Mexican NUN and philosophers, boasting the best blood of proud ... Her world called her simply " The Mexican Nun"; but subsequent ..."

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