[mah-rey; French ma-re] /mɑˈreɪ; French maˈrɛ/

noun, plural marais
[mah-reyz; French ma-re] /mɑˈreɪz; French maˈrɛ/ (Show IPA). Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana) .
a swamp or bayou.
[ma-re] /maˈrɛ/
[ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1656–1728, French viola da gamba player and composer.

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