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marae Line breaks: marae
Pronunciation: /məˈrʌɪ/

Definition of marae in English:

noun (plural same)

The courtyard of a Maori meeting house, especially as a social or ceremonial forum.


Polynesian, 'sacrificial altar, sacred enclosure'.

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