[mar-uh-kahy-boh; Spanish mah-rah-kahy-vaw] /ˌmær əˈkaɪ boʊ; Spanish ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ vɔ/
a seaport in NW Venezuela.
Lake, a lake in NW Venezuela, an extension of the Gulf of Maracaibo: the largest lake in South America. 6300 sq. mi. (16,320 sq. km).
/ˌmærəˈkaɪbəʊ; Spanish maraˈkaiβo/
a port in NW Venezuela, on the channel from Lake Maracaibo to the Gulf of Venezuela: the second largest city in the country; University of Zulia (1891); major oil centre. Pop: 2 182 000 (2005 est)
Lake Maracaibo, a lake in NW Venezuela, linked with the Gulf of Venezuela by a dredged channel: centre of the Venezuelan and South American oil industry. Area: about 13 000 sq km (500 sq miles)
[muh-rah-kuh, -rak-uh] /məˈrɑ kə, -ˈræk ə/ noun 1. a gourd or a gourd-shaped rattle filled with seeds or pebbles and used, often in a pair, as a rhythm instrument. /məˈrækə/ noun 1. a percussion instrument, usually one of a pair, consisting of a gourd or plastic shell filled with dried seeds, pebbles, etc. It is […]
[mar-uh-kan-duh] /ˌmær əˈkæn də/ noun 1. ancient name of . /ˌmærəˈkændə/ noun 1. the ancient name for Samarkand
[mah-rah-kahy] /ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ/ noun 1. a city in NE Venezuela, SW of Caracas. /Spanish maraˈkai/ noun 1. a city in N central Venezuela: developed greatly as the headquarters of Juan Vicente Gómez (1857–1935) during his dictatorship; textile industries. Pop: 1 138 000 (2005 est)