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A city of northern Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas. It is a cattle center.
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(Spanish maraˈkai)
(Placename) 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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(ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ)

a city in NE Venezuela, SW of Caracas. 354,196.
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Noun1.Maracay - a city in north central VenezuelaMaracay - a city in north central Venezuela; cattle center
Republic of Venezuela, Venezuela - a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil
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