Maris [mar-is] Examples noun
- Roger (Eugene),1934–85, U.S. baseball player.
Mari [mah-ree] noun, plural Ma·ris, (especially collectively) Ma·ri for 1.
- a member of a Uralic people living in scattered communities north of Cheboksary and Kazan in European Russia, mainly in the Mari Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
- the Finnic language of the Mari.
Origin of Mari Russian mári (not declined) Mari marij Mari, manAlso called, Cheremiss. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for maris Historical Examples of maris
It is not a rose, and the ‘Mary’ is from ‘marinus,’ or ‘maris.’
Why do you not pardon me, as you did Maris the blind Chalcedonian?
Blind old Maris of Chalcedon came and cursed him to his face.
H. M. Gwatkin
Here, as in the cole des maris, Molire turns to the ethics of marriage for his materials.
H. Noel Williams
L’cole des Maris contrasts two methods of education—one suspicious and severe, the other wisely indulgent.
British Dictionary definitions for maris Mari noun plural Mari or Maris
- another name for
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