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A person of Mexican descent born and raised in the United States of America.
More Mexican-Americans voted for President in the 2004 election than in the year 2000.
by Paco March 16, 2005
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The coolest people on the face of the earth, puto.
Mexican Americans...
Lack an education,
so they go to night school, and take Spanish and get a B...
Mexican Americans...
Don't just like to get into gangfights,
they like flowers and music and Whitegirls named debby too..
-Cheech & Chong
by Lurchy Lurch March 28, 2006
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An oxymoron used to describe an American who is from or ancestors were from Mexico. Mexican is a nationality and colonial identity, but not an ethnicity. One cannot be a citizen of Mexico and a citizen of the United States at the same time. One can be from one of the ethnic groups indigenous to Mexico and be a citizen of the United States.

One can be Mayan-American, Nahuatl-American, Zapotec-American, etc., but not Mexican-American.

Many so called Mexican-Americans are descendants of the Spanish colonial population. They cannot be called Spanish-American as Spanish is not a distinct ethnicity but a national and colonial identity as well. They fall under the category of "White".
Are you Mexican-American?

No, I'm Nahautl-American.

or

No, I'm Mayan-American.

Etc.

by It's not mean if it's true February 06, 2008
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a very good swimmer that now is drunk off tequila
"damn, can that spic swim"
"must be Mexican American"
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More than one Pocho or Mexican-American.
1. A group of people that have abandoned Mexico's culture and people.
2. Any Mexican who celebrates Cinco De Mayo in Mississippi.
Mexican-Americans love to sing, " I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free."
by Paco Rivera March 16, 2005
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