/ (mɑːiːrə) /

nounplural maire
  1. a tall native New Zealand tree, olea cunninghami, with dark brown wood

Origin of maire


Words Nearby maire

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How to use maire in a sentence

  • Monsieur le maire,” said he, “I should like to examine the premises, and beg that you will have the kindness to accompany me.

  • It is the opinion of Monsieur le maire,” said Aristide rebukingly, “and that is enough.

  • If there is trouble, I will take this fellow, and you manage the maire.

  • Imagine, monsieur le maire, it was just before daylight, and I was quietly fishing below the mill of La Rochette.

    The Surprises of Life | Georges Clemenceau
  • "I have come for my certificate, monsieur le maire," said he with a sort of clucking which might express either mirth or despair.

    The Surprises of Life | Georges Clemenceau