Mariachi meaning

mä'rē-ä'chē
A street band in Mexico, usually featuring violin, guitar, and trumpet players as well as vocalists.
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A member of a strolling band of musicians in Mexico, or any similar band elsewhere, typically playing violins, guitars, and trumpets and dressed in traditional charro garb.
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Such a band.
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Their music.
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Of or having to do with these musicians, their music, etc.
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Of or pertaining to a traditional form of Mexican music, either sung or purely instrumental.
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Of or pertaining to a band playing such music, or to the singers of such songs.
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A group that plays mariachi music.
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A member of such a group.
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Origin of mariachi

  • Mexican Spanish perhaps from an indigenous language of Mexico
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from Spanish mariachi, from French mariage (“marriage").
    From Wiktionary