American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- In the New Testament, the mother of Jesus and the principal saint of many Christian churches.
- In the New Testament, a sister of Lazarus and Martha and a friend of Jesus.
- Mary 3 1867-1953. Queen of George V of Great Britain and the mother of Edward VIII and George VI.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female given name.
- n. The Virgin Mary, the mother of Christ.
- n. Any of several other women in the New Testament, notably Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
- Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία (Maria), Μαριάμ (Mariam), possibly from Aramaic מרים (maryām, "bitter"), from a root מר (MR, "to be bitter"). The name corresponds to the Hebrew מרים (Miryām), Old Testament Miriam. The meaning is much debated. Some argue it means mutiny, rebellion, disobedience from the Hebrew root מרי (m-r-y). (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin Maria, from Greek Maria, Mariam, from Hebrew miryām; see rym in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“According to Frege, the proposition that Mary was admired by John has the same function-argument structure, even though ˜Mary™ is the subject of the passive sentence.”
“May 22nd, 2006 at 8:14 pm tryggyth – that would be mary who was the gift, not Mary ;- I like to think it goes with the name though and I liked that post too.”
“STEVE FARESE, MARY WINKLER ` S ATTORNEY: No one knows the events of that night except Mary, Carol and us.”
“MARY JOHNSON July had forgotten that Peach had a normal name like Mary before his brother gave her the nickname.”
“SAID MARY They found a great deal to do that morning and Mary was late in returning to the house and was also in such a hurry to get back to her work that she quite forgot Colin until the last moment.”
“[Illustration: LADY TRANMORE AND MARY LYSTER] "Ah, there wasn't a glut of us then," said Mary, calmly.”
“To MARY IN H-- l," meaning to Mary in Hannibal, of course.”
“His rhymes for my week were headed, "TO MARY IN H-- L," meaning to Mary in”
“= Mary in Heaven = (_To_) and _Highland Mary_, lyrics addressed by Robert”
“MARY: I'm not happy about being a bully, and to have you say to me, I can take you, Mary, is not the way to handle a bully.”
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