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Mari 1

Syllabification: Ma·ri
Pronunciation: /ˈmärē/
An ancient city on the western bank of the Euphrates River in Syria. Its period of greatest importance was late 19th-mid-18th centuries bc; the vast palace of the last king, Zimri-Lin, has yielded an archive of 25,000 cuneiform tablets, which are the principal source for the history of northern Syria and Mesopotamia at that time.

Words that rhyme with Mari

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Mari 2 Line breaks: Mari
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːriː/

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noun (plural same or Maris)

1A member of a people of the central Volga valley in Russia.
Example sentences
  • This might eventually bring some Mari into the priesthood and make for a more defined missionary outreach to them.
2 [mass noun] The Uralic language of the Mari, which has two dialects with over 700,000 speakers in all. Formerly called Cheremis.


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Relating to the Mari or their language.


The name in Mari.

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