Definition of Mexican-American
1. Noun. A Mexican (or person of Mexican descent) living in the United States.
Geographical relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States
Generic synonyms: Mexican
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mexican-American
Literary usage of Mexican-American
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"One-third of Mexican American men over 50 years of age met criteria for an ... The finding that rates among Mexican American males over 50 years are not ..."
2. Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge & Issues edited by Elizabeth B. Robertson (1999)
"Gilbert (1987) noted that the drinking behavior of Mexican-American women ... Roizen (1983) reported that successive generations of Mexican-American women ..."
3. Working with Youth in High-Risk Environments: Experiences in Prevention edited by Carol E. Marcus, John D. Swisher (1996)
"The evaluation process required a delineation of obstacles arising from conditions and experiences with which Mexican-American youth must contend. ..."
4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"A group of Mexican American and white American school dropouts were compared ... Among the dropouts, 75 percent of Mexican American males and 90 percent of ..."
5. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Considering the two ethnic groups by sex, death rates declined least for Mexican American men. Mexican Americans, compared to non-Hispanic Whites, ..."
6. The War with Mexico by Justin Harvey Smith (1919)
"29-30; and Mexican-American relations (1846), 100; and monarchy for Mexico, 448, 485, 486; ... Spanish America, and expected Mexican-American war, 1. ..."