Example sentences for: pocho

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  • See also Caló; Pachucos; Pocho

  • The word became more nationally known in 1959 with the publication of the novel Pocho by Jose Antonio Villarreal, which depicted the coming-of-age of a Chicano growing up in the Santa Clara Valley of California during the 1940s.

  • Titles of some of these films are Soy Mexicano de Acá de Este Lado (I Am a Mexican from This Side) (1951), Los Desarraigados (The Uprooted) (1958), México de Mi Corazón (Mexico of My Heart) (1963), and El Pocho (The Half Mexican) (1964).

  • A pocho is a term used in Mexico to describe a person of Mexican heritage born and raised in the United States.

  • He refers to a modern Aztec calendar as a Pochteca calendar, which features wisdom from the “wise guy ancestors of the modern day Pocha and Pocho.”

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