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maraca

a percussion instrument, usually one of a pair, consisting of a gourd or plastic shell filled with dried seeds, pebbles, etc. It is used chiefly in Latin American music
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Maraca (feminine) is a noun in apposition taken from the type locality of Maraca cabocla ("Maraca").
Make these maracas to celebrate with Mexican music.
The newspaper served to support the interior of the maraca as students put the second bowl over the first and sealed the seam between the bowls together.
Table 15: Copper Mining Industry, Brazil, Mineracao Maraca Industria e Comercio S.
Like so many Cuban musicians, Maraca made his name with the band Irakere, something of an unofficial national jazz orchestra of Cuba, and he was with the band when they played one of the opening weeks of Ronnie Scott's on Broad Street.
The object of the game is to keep your eye on the flashing donut-shaped indicators and set your groove in motion using your Dreamcast controller or new maraca peripherals.
Children can drink sugar-cane juice, make a maraca, create pastel drawings, listen to Cuban songs and poetry or become part of an interactive Spanish theater performance.
Children got to make some music of their own with guitars, maracas and the drum kit.
Brennan joined Largo in 2005 and facilitated the acquisition of its flagship Maracas Vanadium Project in 2006.
Vanadium producing company Largo Resources has initiated a C$30-million equity placement to help pay for operating capital needs as its flagship Maracas Menchen mine, in Brazil, which was ramping up to Phase I's boilerplate capacity of 9 600 t/y.
Please just bring along with you the sombrero, the maracas and your smiles on the day and let's dance, let's enjoy, Viva Latin America
NEW YORK -- MSNBC is apologizing for a Cinco de Mayo segment that featured a staff member on screen wearing a sombrero, shaking maracas and taking a swig from a bottle of tequila.