[mahr-ee-oh, mar-; Italian mah-ryaw] /ˈmɑr iˌoʊ, ˈmær-; Italian ˈmɑ ryɔ/
a male given name: from the Roman family name Marius.
[mair-ee-ol-uh-tree] /ˌmɛər iˈɒl ə tri/ noun 1. excessive (and proscribed) veneration of the , especially in forms appropriate to God. 2. veneration of women. /ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ/ noun 1. (derogatory) exaggerated veneration of the Virgin Mary n. “worship of the Virgin Mary,” 1610s, from Mary + -latry, with connective element -o-.
[mair-ee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌmɛər iˈɒl ə dʒɪst/ noun 1. a student of .
[mair-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌmɛər iˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the body of belief, doctrine, and opinion concerning the . 2. the study of the person and nature of the , especially in reference to her role in the incarnation of God in Christ. /ˌmɛərɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. (RC Church) the study of the traditions and doctrines concerning the […]
[mar-ee-uh n, mair-] /ˈmær i ən, ˈmɛər-/ noun 1. Francis (“the Swamp Fox”) 1732?–95, American Revolutionary general. 2. a city in central Ohio. 3. a city in central Indiana. 4. a city in E Iowa. 5. a city in S Illinois. 6. a male or female given name. fem. proper name, French, a diminutive of […]