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ma·ra

 (mə-rä′)
n.
Either of two cavies (Dolichotis salinicola or D. patagonum) of the grasslands of Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, having long legs and dense fur. Also called Patagonian hare.

[American Spanish mará, from Mapuche.]

mara

(məˈrɑː)
n
(Animals) a harelike South American rodent, Dolichotis patagonum, inhabiting the pampas of Argentina: family Caviidae (cavies)
[from American Spanish mará, perhaps of Araucanian origin]

mara

(Spanish maˈra)
n
(Sociology) one of several organized criminal gangs of Central American origin also operating in the US
[C20: from Spanish: gang]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mara - Hindu god of death; opposite of Kama
2.mara - hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentinamara - hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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He stopped to exclaim in an intense whisper, "O Mara bahia
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The drying up of the river spells doom for tourism prospects at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
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Girl Made of Stars addresses family problems and mistakes as Mara struggles to believe what her brother has done and to deal with losing her only love.
Her most memorable Christmas was quite recent, Mara recalls.
Posting a picture of a girl stroking a lion on Instagram, Mara wrote: "With sadness, we open our hearts to share that J and I lost our second child, who was baking in the oven.
This time around, Mara is going to go snooping around again as she portrays real-life reporter from the 1880s, Nellie Bly, in a yet-to-be-titled series, according to (http://www.
Ready to be hunted, stalked, and eaten by big cats, even targeted by crocodiles, hidden under the Mara River, as millions of wildebeests hurriedly cross the gushing river.
As part of this acquisition, Mara said it gains access to Nimbuzz's and Holaa's unified platform, serving more than 200m users, as well as their international assets, IP and Database.
Bob Diamond has been appointed as interim chair at Atlas Mara.
The lodge affords spacious tented accommodation amenities and is beautifully furnished with king-sized and deep comfortable beds; waterfall showers with luxury Gilchrist & Soames amenities; and private viewing decks overlooking the Masai Mara.