Meaning of mariachi


Pronunciation: (mär"ē-ä'chē Sp. mä-ryä'chē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -chis
  1. pertaining to traditional Mexican dance music, usually played by a small band of strolling musicians dressed in native costumes.
  1. a member of such a band.
  2. the music played by such a band.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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