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ma·ra·ca (m -rä k ). n. A Latin-American percussion instrument consisting of a hollow-gourd rattle containing pebbles or beans and often played in pairs.

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"Shaky-shaky" maracas! : Pattern
Round maraca. *These maracas come in a set of two. Thin maraca.
Peruvian Gourd Maracas
Peruvian. Gourd Maracas. Long ago, maracas—which are made from gourds— had practical uses like storing water and food.
Explore rhythms using these simple maracas in an activity that appeals to both auditory and kinesthetic learners. Assembly. 1.
Cinco De Mayo: Maracas

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Largo Announces High Grade Drill Results from Its Maracas Project in Bahia, Brazil
is pleased to announce the results from the first five drill holes of the Company's 11000-metre diamond drill program (announced May 17, 2011) at the Company's Maracas Vanadium-PGM property located 250 kilometres west of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil.
Maracas Night Club: "The Return Of The King" MACHEL MONTANO -- THE W FETE!
The performance will take place on Saturday, September 3rd from 10 PM until at the Maracas Nightclub, Richmond Hill, NY. "Maracas New York" is housed in the heart of Queens at 121-08 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill, New York.
Endless energy: Still shaking those rattles
Participants flashed the peace sign, banged on drums, shook maracas and held up signs reading 'nuclear hazard' and 'wind will blow away nukes.' Abigail Mauck, 17, of Concord said, 'We're just loud and opinionated and ready to change the world.
Jamaica's Jolly Boys a hit on international stages
It features banjo, maracas, a rough-hewn wooden box with metal prongs to pluck bass notes, and often bawdy lyrics.
Drumming out the stress
Tambourines, an empty water-cooler jug, and some real drums and maracas were instruments of choice. No sheet music is out, and no plan is discussed.

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Maraca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maracas ( About this sound pronunciation (help·info), sometimes called rumba shakers) are a native instrument of Latin America. Maracas
Results 1 - 24 of 92 Online shopping for Maracas from a great selection of Musical Instruments; & more at everyday low prices.
Senorita Margarita's MARACAS New York City
Maracas New York Night Club - Machel Montano and the entire HD
information contact Maracas New York Night Club Management Team today.
Instructions for making a simple paper mache maraca.

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