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

  • Marsh, Ngaio 1899-1982. New Zealand writer known for her detective novels, including A Man Lay Dead (1934) and Last Ditch (1977).
  • Marsh, Reginald 1898-1954. American painter whose works, such as Why Not Use the 'L? and The Bowery (both 1930), depict life in New York City.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A topographic surname for someone living by a marsh.


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