Definition of Oaxacan in English:

Oaxacan

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the state or city of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or characteristic of Oaxaca or its people.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Harper's Magazine. From the name of Oaxaca (Spanish Oaxaca, Nahuatl Hua:xacac), a city and state in Southern Mexico + -an.

Pronunciation

Oaxacan

/wɑːˈhɑːkən/