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An eleven-foot-tall maraca, decorated with a cheerfully skeletal grimace of frosting-like acrylic paint, welcomes visitors to this exuberant show, which riffs on pre-Columbian motifs and was inspired by the artist’s experiments with ayahuasca.
One morning, the sound of their shaking maracas and ukulele strumming suddenly stopped, and his teacher interrupted my lesson.
Sega’s cult classic maracas-shaking rhythm game Samba De Amigo will be headed to Nintendo’s console.
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MARACA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maraca for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument with a handle and a round hollow top that is filled with beads, beans, etc., and is shaken to make noise
MARACA Defined for Kids
Definition of maraca for Students
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