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Marinus I

[muh-rahy-nuh s] /məˈraɪ nəs/
noun
1.
died a.d. 884, pope 882–884.
Also called Martin II.

Marinus II

noun
1.
died a.d. 946, pope 942–946.
Also called Martin III.
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  • And marinus Folts didn't say anything to the contrary yesterday.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • marinus Folts says he never saw so much drinking in his born days.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • It is not a rose, and the 'Mary' is from 'marinus,' or 'maris.'

    Storyology

    Benjamin Taylor
  • A northern name for the Larus marinus, or black-backed gull.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • A name in our northern isles for the sea-urchin, Echinus marinus.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Galen says that marinus was one of the restorers of anatomical science.

  • I bent forward close to marinus, so that the chauffeur should not hear.

  • But marinus loves to tell a story, and he has to listen to many; so I said: 'His story of what?'

  • For it was towards marinus that her fickleness of humour showed itself most of all.

    Egholm and his God Johannes Buchholtz
  • This Lupus marinus or Lycostomus is often taken by our seamen wch fish for cods I haue had diuers brought mee.

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