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Marcellus

[mahr-sel-uh s] /mɑrˈsɛl əs/
noun
1.
Marcus Claudius, 268?–208 b.c, Roman general and consul.

Marcellus I

noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 309, pope 308–309.

Marcellus II

noun
1.
(Marcello Cervini) 1501–55, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1555.

Ali

[ah-lee, ah-lee for 1–4; ah-lee for 5] /ˈɑ li, ɑˈli for 1–4; ɑˈli for 5/
noun
1.
(ʿAlī ibn-abu-Talib"the Lion of God") a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
3.
Mohammed, 1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
5.
Muhammad (Cassius (Marcellus) Clay, Jr) 1942–2016, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.
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Marcellus

/mɑːˈsɛləs/
noun
1.
Marcus Claudius (ˈmɑːkəs ˈklɔːdɪəs). ?268–208 bc, Roman general and consul, who captured Syracuse (212) in the Second Punic War

Ali

/ˈɑːliː/
noun
1.
?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
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Word Origin and History for Marcellus

masc. proper name, Latin, diminutive of Marcus.

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