[mah-rah-zhaw] /ˌmɑ rɑˈʒɔ/
an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. 19,000 sq. mi. (49,000 sq. km).
an island in N Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. Area: 38 610 sq km (15 444 sq miles)
[mar-uh-nath-uh] /ˌmær əˈnæθ ə/ interjection 1. O Lord, come: used as an invocation in I Cor. 16:22. late 14c., a Bible word, from Greek maranatha, untranslated Semitic word in I Cor. xvi:22, where it follows Greek anathema, and therefore has been taken as part of a phrase and used as “a curse.” Usually assumed to […]
[mah-ruh-nyoun] /ˌmɑ rəˈnyãʊ̃/ noun 1. a state in NE Brazil. 125,312 sq. mi. (324,560 sq. km). Capital: São Luiz. /Portuguese marəˈɲ̃ə̃u/ noun 1. a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: forested and humid in the northwest, with high plateaus in the east and south. Capital: São Luís. Pop: 5 803 224 (2002). Area: 328 […]
[mah-rah-nyawn] /ˌmɑ rɑˈnyɔn/ noun 1. a river in Peru, flowing N and then E, joining the Ucayali to form the Amazon. 1000 miles (1600 km) long. /Spanish maraˈɲɔn/ noun 1. a river in NE Peru, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest into the Ucayali River, forming the Amazon. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
[muh-ran-tuh] /məˈræn tə/ noun 1. any of several tropical American plants of the genus Maranta, including arrowroot and several species cultivated as ornamentals for their variegated foliage. /məˈræntə/ noun 1. any plant of the tropical American rhizomatous genus Maranta, some species of which are grown as pot plants for their showy leaves in variegated shades […]