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Marion

[mar-ee-uh n, mair-]
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  1. Francis,the Swamp Fox, 1732?–95, American Revolutionary general.
  2. a city in central Ohio.
  3. a city in central Indiana.
  4. a city in E Iowa.
  5. a city in S Illinois.
  6. a male or female given name.
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Marion

fem. proper name, French, a diminutive of Marie (see Mary).

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