machi

noun (1)
ma·​chi | \ ˈmächē \
plural -s

Definition of machi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Japanese town or commercial center especially : the lowest administrative division which is coordinate with the purely rural mura

machi

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of machi (Entry 2 of 2)

: an Araucanian shaman, usually female

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History and Etymology for machi

Noun (1)

Japanese, town, city

Noun (2)

American Spanish, from Araucan machi, mache

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“Machi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/machi. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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