[mar-uh-kan-duh] /ˌmær əˈkæn də/
ancient name of .
the ancient name for Samarkand
[mah-rah-kahy] /ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ/ noun 1. a city in NE Venezuela, SW of Caracas. /Spanish maraˈkai/ noun 1. a city in N central Venezuela: developed greatly as the headquarters of Juan Vicente Gómez (1857–1935) during his dictatorship; textile industries. Pop: 1 138 000 (2005 est)
/məˈraɪ/ noun 1. (NZ) a traditional Māori tribal meeting place, originally one in the open air, now frequently a purpose-built building 2. (in Polynesia) an open-air place of worship
/ˌmærəˈdɒnə/ noun 1. Diego Armando (dɪˈeɪɡəʊ). born 1960, Argentinian footballer and manager: his clubs included Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, and Napoli; scored 34 goals in 91 internationals (1977–94); under his captaincy Argentina won the World Cup in 1986