[muh-zur-kuh, -zoo r-] /məˈzɜr kə, -ˈzʊər-/
a lively Polish dance in moderately quick triple meter.
music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
a Polish national dance in triple time
a piece of music composed for this dance
lively dance, also mazourka, 1818, from Russian mazurka, from Polish mazurek “dance of the Mazur,” a reference to inhabitants of Mazowsze (Medieval Latin Mazovia), ancient region in central Poland. The Polish accusative in tanczyc mazurka “to dance the mazurek” was interpreted in Russian as a feminine affix, hence the -ka ending.
[mey-zee] /ˈmeɪ zi/ adjective, mazier, maziest. 1. full of confusing turns, passages, etc.; like a ; labyrinthine. /ˈmeɪzɪ/ adjective mazier, maziest 1. of or like a maze; perplexing or confused adj. 1570s, from maze (n.) + -y (2).
[maz-erd] /ˈmæz ərd/ noun 1. a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries. /ˈmæzəd/ noun 1. a wild sweet cherry tree, Prunus avium, often used as a grafting stock for cultivated cherries
prognostications, found only Job 38:32, probably meaning “the twelve signs” (of the zodiac), as in the margin (comp. 2 Kings 23:5).
[maht-tsee-nee, mahd-dzee-; English mat-see-nee, mad-zee-] /mɑtˈtsi ni, mɑdˈdzi-; English mætˈsi ni, mædˈzi-/ noun 1. Giuseppe [joo-zep-pe] /dʒuˈzɛp pɛ/ (Show IPA), 1805–72, Italian patriot and revolutionary. /Italian matˈtsiːni/ noun 1. Giuseppe (dʒuˈzɛppe). 1805–72, Italian nationalist. In 1831, in exile, he established the Young Italy association in Marseille, which sought to unite Italy as a republic. In […]