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Marias

[muh-rahy-uh s] /məˈraɪ əs/
noun
1.
a river in NW Montana, flowing SE to the Missouri River. 210 miles (338 km) long.

Maria1

[muh-ree-uh] /məˈri ə/
noun
1.
Origin of Maria1
Shortening of Santa Maria.

Maria2

[muh-ree-uh, -rahy-uh; Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish mah-ree-ah] /məˈri ə, -ˈraɪ ə; Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish mɑˈri ɑ/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Mary.
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Examples from the Web for Marias
Historical Examples
  • They all hurried into the canoes and dropped down to the mouth of the Marias.

  • But Marias grandmother had used it for many years, and it had a lock.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • Marias hand had closed upon the precious packet while he spoke.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • One man, name unknown, was found dead near the Marias in 1875.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • The houses at the mouth of the Marias were burned after the company moved to Brule bottom.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • In the meantime Yadviga has poured poison into Marias goblet.

    The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch
  • Marias voice was shrill now and in it there was a note of hopelessness.

    Lola Owen Davis
  • Ophir was a new place located at the mouth of the Marias river, twelve miles below Fort Benton.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • The watch was seen afterwards in the possession of an Indian in a Piegan camp on the Marias river.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • I kept on down the river and fortunately met him below the mouth of the Marias river after one days travel from Fort Benton.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
British Dictionary definitions for Marias

maria

/ˈmɑːrɪə/
noun
1.
the plural of mare2
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Word Origin and History for Marias

Maria

fem. proper name, from Late Latin; see Mary.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for Marias

Maria

Related Terms

black maria

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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