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[mahr-yuh] /ˈmɑr yə/
a female given name, form of Mary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "That's always how she is," said Marya Dmitrievna, following her aunt with her eyes.

    A House of Gentlefolk Ivan Turgenev
  • Marya Proderenska lay flat on the floor, her arms outstretched.

    Hex Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
  • On the little platform between two first-class carriages a lady was standing, and Marya Vassilyevna glanced at her as she passed.

  • "Ice pudding, but you won't get any," said Marya Dmitrievna.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Then Marya was whisked off by Mademoiselle to attend to her practising.

    Our Little Polish Cousin Florence E. Mendel
  • First came Marya Dmitrievna and the count, both with merry countenances.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Panshin only replied to Marya Dmitrievna by a single glance.

    A House of Gentlefolk Ivan Turgenev
  • Marya Dmitrievna appeared, and they were called to breakfast.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • She was looking absent-mindedly into the air, no longer noticing even Marya Timofyevna.

    The Possessed Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • You know Marya and Vanya are married––that is, they live together.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers

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