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noun (1)

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


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noun (2)

plural -s
: an Araucanian shaman, usually female

Word History


Noun (1)

Japanese, town, city

Noun (2)

American Spanish, from Araucan machi, mache

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“Machi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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