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[mahr-shuh] /ˈmɑr ʃə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “warlike.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She became, as Marcia had laughingly predicted, a legend in her own lifetime.

    The Purple Heights Marie Conway Oemler
  • "But she may with the fact that she has been twice married," says Marcia.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Perolla, wheeling about, had half drawn his sword, while Marcia shrunk back into the shadow.

    The Lion's Brood Duffield Osborne
  • Down-stairs Gertrude and Marcia have had a small skirmish of words.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Marcia put off her sack and gloves, and hastily repaired the ravages of travel as best she could.

    A Modern Instance William Dean Howells
Word Origin and History for Marcia

fem. proper name, from Latin Marcia, fem. of Marcius, a Roman gens, related to Marcus (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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