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marais

[mah-rey; French ma-re] /mɑˈreɪ; French maˈrɛ/
noun, plural marais
[mah-reyz; French ma-re] /mɑˈreɪz; French maˈrɛ/ (Show IPA).
Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana) .
1.
a swamp or bayou.
Origin of marais
1785-1795
1785-95; < North American French, French; Old French mareis < Old Low Franconian *marisk; see marsh

Marais

[ma-re] /maˈrɛ/
noun
1.
Marin
[ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1656–1728, French viola da gamba player and composer.
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