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Marciano, Rocky Syllabification: Mar·ci·a·no, Rocky
Pronunciation: /ˌmärsēˈänō/ /-ˈanō/

Definition of Marciano, Rocky in English:

( 1923–69), US heavyweight boxing champion; born Rocco Francis Marchegiano. He became world heavyweight champion in 1952 and successfully defended his title six times until he retired, undefeated, in 1956.

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