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A Texan of Mexican descent.
(historical) A Spanish colonial settler of the region that later became Texas.
Spanish, originally a translation of Texan from English.
American Spanish Texan from Tejas Texas
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
By 1987, Selena was a bona fide star in Latin music circles, especially Tejano music.
Her first release through Capital, Ven Conmigo, became the first female Tejano album to achieve gold status.
That year, she won Best Female Vocalist at the Tejano Music Awards - a prize she would win over and over again for the next seven years.
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