[mer-se-th es for 1; mer-sey-deez for 2, 3; for 3 also mer-see-deez, mur-si-deez] /mɛrˈsɛ ðɛs for 1; mərˈseɪ diz for 2, 3; for 3 also mərˈsi diz, ˈmɜr sɪˌdiz/
a city in SW Uruguay, on the Río Negro.
a city in S Texas.
a female given name.
fem. proper name, from Spanish, abbreviation of Maria de las Mercedes “Mary of the Mercies,” from plural of merced “mercy, grace,” from Latin mercedem (nominative merces); see mercy.
motorcar brand first marketed 1926 after merger of two earlier companies. The firstg part of the name, Mercedes, marketed as a car name from 1901, chosen by Austrian manufacturer Emil Jellinik for his daughter, Mercedes. The Benz is from the other company, from name of Karl Benz, creator of the Benz Patent Motorwagen (1886).
[mur-suh-ner-ee] /ˈmɜr səˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal. 2. hired to serve in a foreign army, guerrilla organization, etc. noun, plural mercenaries. 3. a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army. 4. any hireling. /ˈmɜːsɪnərɪ; -sɪnrɪ/ adjective 1. influenced by greed or desire for gain […]
[mur-ser] /ˈmɜr sər/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. a dealer in textile fabrics; dry-goods merchant. /ˈmɜːsə/ noun 1. (Brit) a dealer in textile fabrics and fine cloth /ˈmɜːsə/ noun 1. Johnny, full name John Herndon Mercer. 1909–76, US popular songwriter and singer. His most popular songs include “Blues in the Night” (1941) and “Moon River” (1961) […]
noun 1. a city in W central Washington, on Mercer Island in Lake Washington, east of Seattle.