from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- n. In Arthurian legend, a king of Cornwall who was the husband of Iseult and the uncle of her lover Tristan.
- Mark, Saint Author of the second Gospel in the New Testament and disciple of Saint Peter.
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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, first patriarch of Alexandria and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark.
- proper n. The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels.
Latin praenomen Marcus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of war, originally Mavors, from *Māwort-. (Wiktionary)