[mah-ree-ah-nah-aw] /ˌmɑ ri ɑˈnɑ ɔ/
a city in NW Cuba, a suburb of Havana.
a city in NW Cuba, adjacent to W Havana city: the chief Cuban military base. Pop: 133 016 (1989)
[mair-ee-an-uh, mar-, mair-, mar-; Spanish mah-ree-ah-nah] /ˈmɛər iˈæn ə, ˈmær-, ˌmɛər-, ˌmær-; Spanish ˌmɑ riˈɑ nɑ/ noun 1. a group of 15 small islands in the Pacific, E of the Philippines: divided into Guam, a possession of the U.S., and the North Marianas, formally under U.S. trusteeship. 453 sq. mi. (1127 sq. km). /ˌmærɪˈɑːnə/ plural […]
- Marianas trench
Marianas Trench [(mar-ee-an-uhz)] The deepest spot in the oceans, more than thirty-five thousand feet deep, near the Philippines.
noun 1. 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.