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[mahr-kuh s] /ˈmɑr kəs/
Saint. Also, Mark. died a.d. 336, pope 336.
a male given name.
Origin of Marcus
< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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masc. proper name, from Latin Marcus, Roman praenomen, traditionally said to be related to Mars, Roman god of war.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Marcus in the Bible

Col. 4:10; Philemon 1:24; 1 Pet. 5:13; R.V., "Mark" (q.v.).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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