mariachi

noun ma·ri·a·chi \ ˌmär-ē-ˈä-chē , ˌmer- \

Definition of mariachi

1 :a small, strolling, Mexican band consisting usually of trumpeters, guitarists, and violinists; also :a musician belonging to such a band often used before another noun
2 :the music performed by a mariachi

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Origin and Etymology of mariachi

Mexican Spanish, perhaps modification of French mariage marriage


MARIACHI Defined for English Language Learners

mariachi

noun

Definition of mariachi for English Language Learners

  • : a type of lively Mexican street music played by a band of trumpets and guitars


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