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nor•te•ña



Pronunciation: (nôr-tān'yu; Sp. nôr-te'nyä), [key]
n.
a lively, polkalike folk music chiefly of southern Texas and northern Mexico, usually with Spanish lyrics and played on accordion and 12-string guitar, sometimes with fiddle and saxophone. Also,nor•te•noPronunciation: (nôr-tān'yō). [key]Also called Tex-Mex.

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