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Marilyn

or Marilynne

[mar-uh-lin] /ˈmær ə lɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Mary.
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  • Mark looked hungrily about for the owner of the gold thimble, but there was no sign of either Mrs. Severn or Marilyn about.

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  • I can only—let's see, Charles, there is Marilyn and Charles.

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  • Something big and terrible seemed to seize Marilyn's heart with a vise-like grip, and be choking her breath in her throat.

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  • "I was just wondering why," said Marilyn still thoughtfully.

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  • Marilyn let her lips relax into a smile and went about less heavy of heart.

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Word Origin and History for Marilyn

fem. proper name, a diminutive of Mary.

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