Mexican

Mexican /ˈmɛksɪkən/ may refer to:

  • Related to, from, or connected to Mexico, a country in North America
  • Within the context of the country of Mexico, related to the capital Mexico City or to the State of Mexico
  • Mexican people, inhabitants of Mexico (usually the country, rarely the city)
  • The Mexica, an ancient indigenous people of the Valley of Mexico in central Mexico, known today as the rulers of the Aztec Empire
  • Nahuatl, the language of the Mexica
  • a dice game, a variation of liar's dice
  • a group in the Sri Lankan grading system for cinnamon quills

Other articles related to "mexican, mexicans":

Reies Tijerina
... struggle in the 1960s and 1970s to restore New Mexican land grants to the descendants of their Spanish colonial and Mexican owners ... spokesman for the rights of Hispanics and Mexican Americans, he became a major figure of the early Chicano Movement (although he prefers "Indohispano" as a name for his people) ...
Pedro De Ampudia
... the Spanish army, and emigrated to Mexico following the Mexican War of Independence ... In 1836, Ampudia served with the Mexican artillery at the Siege of the Alamo and later saw heavy combat at the Battle of San Jacinto ... In a bloody two day battle over 600 Mexicans were killed but they eventually forced the enemy too surrender, earning the grudging respect of the Texans across the border ...
Dr. Atl - Bibliography
... "Gerardo Murillo, Mexican Artist, 89." New York Times ... Modern Mexican Painters ... "An Art in Revolution Antecedents of Mexican Mural Painting, 1900-1920." Journal of Inter-American Studies ...
María Elena Velasco - Rural Representation
... Velasco has made a highly popular comedic representation of rural Mexico as a typical Mexican indigenous woman named "Maria" who is often confused by urban life ... Velasco invented the India María character in 1972 for Mexican TV network Telesistema Mexicano (now Televisa) for a comic segment of the weekly program Siempre en domingo ... enormously successful series of low-budget comedies that became a mainstay in Mexican movie theaters through the mid-1980s ...
Nicolás Bravo - Politics
... had not yet formed at this time in Mexican history, and in their place the political elites of the country were associated with two Masonic lodges, the centrist Scottish Rite (los escoseses) and the ... of Tulancingo, after the central Mexican town where it was centered, or the Revolt of Montaño, after a minor political figure who nominally headed it) against the York-con ... During the Mexican War he fought against the invaders in the battle of Castillo de Chapultepec - Battle of Chapultepec on 13 September 1847 he was made prisoner ...

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