[mahr-ee-ah-chee; Spanish mah-ryah-chee] /ˌmɑr iˈɑ tʃi; Spanish mɑˈryɑ tʃi/
pertaining to traditional Mexican dance music, usually played by a small band of strolling musicians dressed in native costumes.
noun, plural mariachis
[mahr-ee-ah-cheez; Spanish mah-ryah-chees] /ˌmɑr iˈɑ tʃiz; Spanish mɑˈryɑ tʃis/ (Show IPA)
a member of such a band.
the music played by such a band.
a small ensemble of street musicians in Mexico
“Mexican strolling musical band,” 1941, from Mexican Spanish, from French mariage “marriage” (see marriage), so called because such bands performed at wedding celebrations. As an adjective by 1967.
- Maria de Medici
[Italian mah-ree-ah de me-dee-chee] /Italian mɑˈri ɑ dɛ ˈmɛ di tʃi/ noun 1. .
- Mariage blanc
/marjaʒ blɑ̃/ noun (pl) mariages blancs (marjaʒ blɑ̃) 1. unconsummated marriage
[ma-ryazh duh kawn-vuh-nahns] /maˈryaʒ də kɔ̃ vəˈnɑ̃s/ noun, French. 1. . /marjaʒ də kɔ̃vənɑ̃s/ noun (pl) mariages de convenance 1. another term for marriage of convenience
[muh-ree-uh-lahyt, mar-ee-uh-] /məˈri əˌlaɪt, ˈmær i ə-/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. a member of the scapolite group, rich in sodium and containing no calcium.