Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Ohio north of Columbus. The home and burial place of President Warren G. Harding, it is a manufacturing center. Population: 36,100.
  • Marion, Frances 1887-1973. American screenwriter who won an Academy Award for The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1932). She was the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood from 1916 through the mid-1930s.
  • Marion, Francis Called "the Swamp Fox.” 1732?-1795. American Revolutionary soldier known for his guerrilla tactics against the British in South Carolina.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name.
  • proper n. A matronymic surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname, or by folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Mary.

Etymologies

From Old French Marion, a diminutive of Marie used in England since the Middle Ages. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MARION - A former Marion principal and vice principal has been named acting principal for the

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • MARION - Marion city officials will soon begin reviewing the placement of traffic signs in its school zones in the wake of being contacted by a San Antonio man who says as many as two dozen warning, street and school zone signs in the community don't comply with state regulations.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • MARION - Sam Johnson and Sean Woods were the two happiest kids in Marion on Friday as they got to take the inaugural slide down the new playground equipment at their school.

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  • MARION, Texas -- Residents in the small town of Marion, Texas, are breathing a collective sigh of relief now that an arrest has been made in connection with a string of arson fires.

    KSAT.com - Local News

  • MARION - The city of Marion had a tough fall in 2008, with intentionally set fires destroying four local landmarks and an old home in September and October.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • MARION - An old German dish gets some new fame at the second annual Pannas Fest in Marion.

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  • MARION - It will be a home run for the whole family at the first Bulldog Mayhem in Marion.

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  • MARION - Mad scientists, creatures of the unknown and animals turned human are taking over the Marion stage.

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  • MARION - In a rural area outside of Marion is an organization specializing in second chances.

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  • MARION - For the 73rd year in a row, folks in Marion will be serving up a German favorite on the first Saturday of August.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

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