Marius


Marius

Marius [mair-ee-uh s, mar-] Examples noun

  1. Gaius,c155–86 b.c., Roman general and consul: opponent of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for marius Contemporary Examples of marius

  • Last Sunday Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe, was slaughtered at the Copenhagen Zoo.

    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

    Amy Zimmerman

    February 14, 2014

  • Over the span of his tragically short life, we doubt young Marius ever imagined a sobbing Kirstie Alley tweeting on his behalf.

    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

    Amy Zimmerman

    February 14, 2014

  • He posted two tweets about Marius, raging against the zoo’s breeding practices and paying tribute to the young giraffe.

    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

    Amy Zimmerman

    February 14, 2014

  • Unfortunately, Marius’ death sparked a lesser tragedy: Axl Rose’s Twitter reaction.

    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

    Amy Zimmerman

    February 14, 2014

  • Ian Somerhalder wasn’t the only genetically gifted celeb to speak out on Marius’ behalf.

    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

    Amy Zimmerman

    February 14, 2014

  • Historical Examples of marius

  • “Stand up,” he commanded, and Marius very readily obeyed him.

    St. Martin’s Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Marius obeyed him, and the men obeyed Marius, and vanished into the gloom of the archway.

    St. Martin’s Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Had Marius been such a man as I might have felt it in my nature to love which Heaven forbid!

    St. Martin’s Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • “There is a droll arrogance about you, Marius,” she told him, quietly.

    St. Martin’s Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Marius, for all his affected disdain of it, viewed it with a certain respect.

    St. Martin’s Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • British Dictionary definitions for marius Marius noun

    1. Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). ?155–86 bc, Roman general and consul. He defeated Jugurtha, the Cimbri, and the Teutons (107–101), but his rivalry with Sulla caused civil war (88). He was exiled but returned (87) and took Rome

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for marius Marius

    masc. proper name, from Latin Marius, name of a Roman gens.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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