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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!
However, Mara would later recognise her subjugation by both Akobi and the instruments of ideology, and later attempt to reassert her individuality.
Following the completion of the Gokona open pit, North Mara production for at least the next five years will comprise a blend of high-grade material from Gokona underground and open-pit material from the Nyabirama pit.
In 2005, the rst conservancy in the Mara was set up at Ol Kinyei, and there are Now ve projects bordering the National Reserve.
Mara has also sent in troops to retake the town of Kidal from the rebels who have reportedly seized 28 civil servants, Euronews reported.
Atlas Mara's avowed intent is to 'create a financial institution that provides leadership, liquidity, access to investors, product innovation, and technology to support economic growth and strengthen financial systems in Africa'.
Mara was expected to reduce the number of ministers to cut costs and appoint a new generation of politicians who have fewer ties to previous governments and the former colonial power, France.
Diamond has partnered with Ashish Thakkar (above), the 32-year-old head of Mara Group, a $1bn conglomerate with business in 19 African countries.
GOOD POINTS: This is a well-written, clever and compelling story with good performances all round, especially from Mara.
Emaar Hospitality Group has responded favourably to our country's call for more investment in tourism and the Masai Mara venture is a timely boost to the sector," said Hon Danson Mwazo, Kenya's Tourism Minister.
Countess Mara ties never come in conventional stripes or polka dots, but it is possible to buy examples in solid colors, though this requires a slight extra effort.
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