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Marion

[mar-ee-uh n, mair-] /ˈmær i ən, ˈmɛər-/
noun
1.
Francis ("the Swamp Fox") 1732?–95, American Revolutionary general.
2.
a city in central Ohio.
3.
a city in central Indiana.
4.
a city in E Iowa.
5.
a city in S Illinois.
6.
a male or female given name.
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  • The art deco period is covered by rugs and fabrics designed by Marion dorn.
  • He allows her to go on, but follows her, which agitates Marion further.
  • He preferred duke to Marion, and the name stuck for the rest of his life.
Word Origin and History for Marion

fem. proper name, French, a diminutive of Marie (see Mary).

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