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Marcia

[mahr-shuh]
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noun
  1. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “warlike.”
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  • Or there's the Judge's sister, Miss Marcia, the dearest old maid.

  • This quasi-celebrity had been achieved no one quite knew how, least of all Marcia herself.

    The Coryston Family

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Only Marcia noticed that the hand which took up the foolscap shook a little.

    The Coryston Family

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Marcia knew very well that the family circumstances were abnormal.

    The Coryston Family

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Marcia opened her right hand, in which she crushed a telegram.

    The Coryston Family

    Mrs. Humphry Ward


Word Origin and History for marcia

Marcia

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

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