a depression in the ocean floor of the Pacific, S and W of the Mariana Islands: site of greatest known depth of any ocean. 36,201 feet (11,034 meters) deep.
[mair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈmɛər i əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. any religious system emphasizing worship of or devotion to the Virgin Mary.
[mair-ee-an-uh, mar-] /ˌmɛər iˈæn ə, ˌmær-/ noun 1. a female given name.
[mair-ee-an, mar-] /ˌmɛər iˈæn, ˌmær-/ noun 1. the French Republic, personified as a woman. 2. a female given name. /French marjan/ noun 1. a female figure personifying the French republic after the Revolution (1789) fem. proper name, from French, a variant of Marian; sometimes anglicized as Mary Anne. Name of a republican secret society formed […]
- Mariano arista
[ah-rees-tah] /ɑˈris tɑ/ noun 1. Mariano [mah-ryah-naw] /mɑˈryɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1802–55, Mexican general: president of Mexico 1851–53. /əˈrɪstə/ noun (pl) -tae (-tiː) 1. a stiff bristle such as the awn of some grasses and cereals 2. a bristle-like appendage on the antennae of some insects