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Mary Celeste

División en sílabas: Mar·y Ce·leste
Pronunciación: /ˌmerē səˈlest
 
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(also Marie Celeste /mäˈrē səˈlest/)

Definición de Mary Celeste en inglés:

1An American cargo ship that was found adrift in the North Atlantic in December 1872 in perfect condition but abandoned. The fate of the crew and the reason for the abandonment of the ship remain a mystery.
1.1 (usually Marie Celeste) Used in allusion to a place that is inexplicably deserted: it was like the Marie Celeste, with only one person and her baby in there

Origen

the ship was called the Mary Celeste, but the form Marie Celeste was popularized by an account written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1884, and is now commoner in allusive use.

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