- a swamp or bayou.
Origin of marais
- Ma·rin [ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/, 1656–1728, French viola da gamba player and composer.
Examples from the Web for marais
Contemporary Examples of marais
But this time, we also shot in St. Germain, as well as the Marais, which is filled with all these beautiful coffee shops.Chloe Sevigny on ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ New York’s Frat Boy Takeover, and ‘Asshole’ Michael Alig
August 24, 2014
Historical Examples of marais
We are improving the drama greatly; and the Marais has a good troupe, they tell me.Lord Montagu's Page
G. P. R. James
Raymond took up his abode in the Marais, where he lived respected.The Sharper Detected and Exposed
The summer night was hot and still; not a ripple of air swept over the marais.Bayou Folk
This was also in the Marais, and not ten minutes' walk from my own obscure lodging.Mohawks, Volume 2 of 3
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
They lived in the Marais, then the theatrical quarter of Paris.Queens of the French Stage
H. Noel Williams