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

Famous quotes containing the word mexican:

    The germ of violence is laid bare in the child abuser by the sheer accident of his individual experience ... in a word, to a greater degree than we like to admit, we are all potential child abusers.
    F. Gonzalez-Crussi, Mexican professor of pathology, author. “Reflections on Child Abuse,” Notes of an Anatomist (1985)