Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging or pertaining to Marseilles, one of the chief seaports of France, situated on the Mediterranean.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of the city of Marseilles.
  • noun The Marseillaise Hymn. See I.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Of or pertaining to Marseilles, in France, or to its inhabitants.
  • the national anthem of France, popularly so called. It was composed in 1792, by Rouget de l'Isle, an officer then stationed at Strasburg. In Paris it was sung for the first time by the band of men who came from Marseilles to aid in the revolution of August 10, 1792; whence the name.
  • A native or inhabitant of Marseilles.

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Examples

  • Men from Mars (eille) "Un jour ou l'autre, parlera l'Europe marseillais" - "Sooner or later, Europe will speak Marseille."

    Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com

  • Men from Mars (eille) "Un jour ou l'autre, parlera l'Europe marseillais" - "Sooner or later, Europe will speak Marseille."

    Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com

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