Cinco de Mayo Word Jumble

Unscramble four words related to Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture and heritage. Many are Mexican words which have become familiar parts of the English language.

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Aztec; they built a great Mexican empire before the arrival of the Spanish battle; fight, such as the one at Puebla between the French and the Mexicans on May 5, 1862 burrito; Mexican dish that is a wrapped, filled flour tortilla celebration; festival or party, for example a Cinco de Mayo fiesta charro; Mexican cowboy Cinco; Spanish for 5 as in Cinco de Mayo, or May 5 enchilada; rolled and filled tortilla covered with a chili sauce fiesta; festive celebration French; from or related to France, for example the soldiers that were defeated on May 5, 1862 heritage; an inherited culture or set of traditions Hispanic; Spanish or of Spanish or Latin American descent jalapeno; a hot Mexican pepper Latino; a person of Latin American descent or origin maracas; percussion instrument that is a pair of dried gourds filled with seeds or beans mariachi; traditional Mexican dance music played by a small, strolling band Mayo; Spanish for May, for example, Cinco de Mayo means May 5 Mexican; from or related to Mexico, for example, the victorious soldiers on May 5, 1862 Mexico; country where the Battle of Puebla took place on May 5, 1862 pinata; break this open and many wonderful treats will fall out poncho; traditional Mexican outer garment Puebla; location of a battle between Mexican and French troops on May 5, 1862 serape; blanket-like shawl sombrero; traditional, wide-brimmed Mexican hat Spanish; of or relating to Spain taco; traditional Mexican hand-held food consisting of a tortilla around a filling tamale; masa or corn dough steamed in a corn husk wrapping tortilla; staple Mexican flatbread tradition; a long-established, handed-down way of doing things