An ancient city on the west bank of the Euphrates, in Syria. Its period of greatest importance was from the late 19th to the mid 18th centuries bc; the vast palace of the last king, Zimri-Lim, 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.
noun (plural same or Maris)
1A member of a people of the central Volga valley in Russia.
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- This might eventually bring some Mari into the priesthood and make for a more defined missionary outreach to them.
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the name in Mari.