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[muh-ree; for 2 also French ma-ree] /məˈri; for 2 also French maˈri/
(Marie Alexandra Victoria of Saxe-Coburg) 1875–1938, queen of Romania 1914–27.
a female given name, French form of Mary. Unabridged
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  • But Marie was the thousandth woman—a true super-woman, in every sense of the word.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • And as Marie came dancing in at that moment, the conversation was not renewed.

    Earl Hubert's Daughter Emily Sarah Holt
  • But the most blessed thing of all was my interview with Marie.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • “Well, if one could, I should have thought thou wouldst,” retorted Marie.

    Earl Hubert's Daughter Emily Sarah Holt
  • It gave Feathers a little shock to hear Chris speak of Marie in those words.

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British Dictionary definitions for Marie


1875–1938, queen consort of Ferdinand I of Romania. A granddaughter of Queen Victoria, she secured Romania's support for the Allies in World War I
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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