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