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Amexica

Amexica n. the zone where the U.S. and Mexico share a border, culture, language, and economic conditions. Editorial Note: The first cite is related only in that it refers to a joint Mexican-American advertising agency. (source: Double-Tongued...

myloon

myloon  n.— «The word he used in Parsee Gujarati which I have rendered as “chicks” was “Mylaaon.” It’s a word which has come to mean in the demotic argot ‘girls’, ‘chicks’, ‘totty’ etc.…”I think it...

pocho

pocho  n.— «Pochismo, derived from pocho, an adjective which originally meant discolored, has now come to mean a type of popular slang in Mexico. In the evergrowing list of pocho expressions are many hybrid words, artificial combinations...

shakalaka

shakalaka  n.— «The songs do sound noticeably catchier whenever they leave Don Black’s drab English lyrics behind and lapse into whichever one of India’s innumerable languages coined the word shakalaka.» —“Bollywood plus Broadway...

konsentrasi

konsentrasi  n.— «This does not explain why the government itself introduced new words like Bajet, for ‘Budget’, into the Malay language, when the word Belanjawan was once commonly used. And thanks to political developments in the region...

kroni

kroni  n.— «This does not explain why the government itself introduced new words like Bajet, for “Budget,” into the Malay language, when the word Belanjawan was once commonly used. And thanks to political developments in the...