a group of 34 atolls in the W central Pacific: formerly a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; since 1986 a self-governing area associated with the U.S. 70 sq. mi. (181 sq. km).
a republic, consisting of a group of 34 coral islands in the W central Pacific: formerly part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (1947–87); status of free association with the US from 1986; consists of two parallel chains, Ralik and Ratak. Official languages: Marshallese and English. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: US dollar. Capital: Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, on Majuro atoll. Pop: 69 747 (2013 est). Area: (land) 181 sq km (70 sq miles); (lagoon) 11 655 sq km (4500 sq miles)
noun 1. . 2. Informal. any comprehensive program for federally supported economic assistance, as for urban renewal. noun 1. a programme of US economic aid for the reconstruction of post-World War II Europe (1948–52) Official name European Recovery Programme 1947, named for its initiator, George C. Marshall (1880-1959), U.S. Secretary of State 1947-49. A program […]
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noun 1. a rank in the Royal Air Force comparable to that of Field Marshal in the British army
[mahr-shuh l-see] /ˈmɑr ʃəlˌsi/ noun, British History. 1. the court of the marshal of the royal household. 2. a debtors’ prison in London, abolished in 1842. /ˈmɑːʃəlˌsiː/ noun 1. (formerly in England) a court held before the knight marshal: abolished 1849 2. a prison for debtors and others, situated in Southwark, London: abolished in 1842
[mahrsh-buhk] /ˈmɑrʃˌbʌk/ 1. . /ˈmɑːʃˌbʌk/ noun 1. an antelope of the central African swamplands, Strepsiceros spekei, with spreading hoofs adapted to boggy ground; an important vector of the tsetse fly Also called sitatunga