Definitions

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  • proper n. City in France, capital of the department Bouches-du-Rhône.
  • n. A kind of fabric made from two series of threads interlacing each other, thus forming a double cloth, quilted in the loom.

Etymologies

From French Marseille, from Latin Massilia, Marsilia, from Ancient Greek Μασσαλία (Massalía). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MARSEILLES, France (AP) - Madonna is expected to visit some of the eight workers who were injured in an accident in which two workers were killed while assembling a music stage for the singer in the French port of Marseilles.

    News Channel 9: Local News

  • MARSEILLES, France (AP) -- Madonna is expected to visit some of the eight workers who were injured in an accident in which two workers were killed while assembling a music stage for the singer in the French port of Marseilles.

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  • MARSEILLES, France (AP) - Madonna on Sunday visited some of the eight workers who were injured in an accident in which two more were killed while assembling a music stage for the singer in the French port of Marseilles.

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  • MARSEILLES - Archie "Buck" Hill, 82, of Marseilles, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

    The Times Today's News

  • MARSEILLES - Ruth Alice "Sally" Scott, 94, of Marseilles, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, at Ottawa Regional Hospital and Healthcare Center.

    The Times Today's News

  • MARSEILLES - Mrs. Elizabeth J. "Betty" Morrall, 71, of Marseilles, passed away Thursday, April

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  • Back when Sam came for a visit, last June ... following their amorous escapade in Marseilles ... he left a few of his genes behind.

    subir - French Word-A-Day

  • In the summer of 2003, my mom was at the Paoli-Calmettes* cancer institute in Marseilles for a mastectomy, but what she really wanted was a few new teeth.

    Jules

  • In addition, a project to build a grand mosque in Marseilles has now stalled.

    France's Anti-Immigration Parties on the Rise

  • However, ships carrying oil are unable to dock in Marseilles because strikers are blocking the port.

    French Senate Passes Controversial Retirement Bill

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