A person of Mexican descent born and raised the United States. Chicano culture is an extension of Mexican culture and a main thread in American culture. They speak both Spanish and English. Another word for Chicanos are Mexican-Americans.

*People of Half Mexican ancestry are widely considered Chicanos also, but also can be Mixed Race.
George Lopez was born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents. This makes him a Chicano.

by Cuetalxochitl February 13, 2008
A latino born in u.s.a whose parents were born mexico, central america, or south america also known as latino american.
Latinos are the sexiest people in the world chicano or no chicano
by tra tra May 17, 2005
still in debate about it being only mexican americans and being all latino country descendants. I think that it should not be only mex-ame because why do they have special nickname and the rest dont.
in our school there is a crew that are called "Los Chicanos" and there is a people from different latino country descendance and no one tell them anything about not being chicanos and they all speak spanish which i think should be what really matter in being a chicano or not, not where your parents are from.
by stop lookin at me May 29, 2005
someone born in the U.S.A with hispanic desendance. Parents from Mexico, Central America, or South America
real chicanos can speak spanish
by kp March 17, 2005
Someone of hispanic descent, though usually Mexican
What up with me Chicano brother?
by Mexican-Desperado December 07, 2003
MExican or Latino person living in america or born in america
Chicano got latino roots
by adrian March 21, 2005

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