Maracay

[ mah-rah-kahy ]
/ ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ /

noun

a city in NE Venezuela, SW of Caracas.

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Example sentences from the Web for Maracay

  • Maracay, he said, was the jumping off place for the thousand-mile jump to the Virgin Islands.

    Famous Flyers|David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • A protracted north wind sufficed to flood the road between Maracay and New Valencia.

    Man and Nature|George P. Marsh

British Dictionary definitions for Maracay

Maracay
/ (Spanish maraˈkai) /

noun

a city in N central Venezuela: developed greatly as the headquarters of Juan Vicente Gómez (1857–1935) during his dictatorship; textile industries. Pop: 1 138 000 (2005 est)
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