[loo-ther; German loo t-uh r] /ˈlu θər; German ˈlʊt ər/
[mahr-tn;; German mahr-teen] /ˈmɑr tn;; German ˈmɑr tin/ (Show IPA), 1483–1546, German theologian and author: leader, in Germany, of the Protestant Reformation.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “famous” and “army.”.
Martin. 1483–1546, German leader of the Protestant Reformation. As professor of biblical theology at Wittenberg University from 1511, he began preaching the crucial doctrine of justification by faith rather than by works, and in 1517 he nailed 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg, attacking Tetzel’s sale of indulgences. He was excommunicated and outlawed by the Diet of Worms (1521) as a result of his refusal to recant, but he was protected in Wartburg Castle by Frederick III of Saxony (1521–22). He translated the Bible into German (1521–34) and approved Melanchthon’s Augsburg Confession (1530), defining the basic tenets of Lutheranism
noun 1. the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr.
[mahr-tn-muh s] /ˈmɑr tn məs/ noun 1. a church festival, November 11, in honor of St. Martin. /ˈmɑːtɪnməs/ noun 1. the feast of St Martin on Nov 11; one of the four quarter days in Scotland
from St. Martin, 4c. bishop of Tours, whose feast was Nov. 11, + mass (n.2).
[mar-tee-nawn] /mar tiˈnɔ̃/ noun 1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1910–76, French violinist, conductor, and composer.