Pronunciation: (mär"ē-ä'chē; Sp. mä-ryä'chē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -chisPronunciation: (-chēz; Sp. -chēs). [key]
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.
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