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chola

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəʊlə
 
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Definition of chola in English:

noun

A Latin American woman with American Indian blood.
Example sentences
  • Cholos and cholas in early twentieth-century Bolivia drank chicha during baptism, vacations, and funeral ceremonies.
  • Other cholos and cholas believed that the occupation of chicha seller inherently meant untrustworthiness when it came to money.
  • Urban, socially integrated cholos and cholas became the focal point for the increasing tide of racism.

Origin

mid 19th century: American Spanish (see cholo).

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