[mah-ruh-nyoun] /ˌmɑ rəˈnyãʊ̃/
a state in NE Brazil. 125,312 sq. mi. (324,560 sq. km).
Capital: São Luiz.
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: 328 666 sq km (128 179 sq miles)
[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 […]
/ˈmɑːrɑːriː/ noun 1. (NZ) a Māori name for butterfish (sense 2)
marantic ma·ran·tic (mə-rān’tĭk) adj. Marasmic.