- a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “warlike.”
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Examples from the Web for marcia
But some pretty conservative legislators voted yes (Marco Rubio and David Vitter in the Senate, Marcia Blackburn in the House).America United on Syria, for Now
September 19, 2014
How great would it be if Michaela Watkins or Marcia Gay Harden was nominated for the canceled Trophy Wife?Emmys 2014: Who Will and Who Should Be Nominated
July 9, 2014
The character was retired when voice actress Marcia Wallace died.‘Family Guy’ Killed Off Brian Last Night. It Was the Right Move.
November 25, 2013
The show really jumps back and forth through time this season, flashing back to the arbitration scenes with Marcia Gay Harden.Jeff Daniels on the Most Explosive Episode of ‘The Newsroom’ Yet
August 26, 2013
I suspect that this is Big Pharma critic Marcia Angell's mental model.Searching for Miracles
December 10, 2012
Or there's the Judge's sister, Miss Marcia, the dearest old maid.The Bacillus of Beauty
Marcia knew very well that the family circumstances were abnormal.
This quasi-celebrity had been achieved no one quite knew how, least of all Marcia herself.
Only Marcia noticed that the hand which took up the foolscap shook a little.
"I came for a book," said Marcia, rather hurriedly, as she entered.
Word Origin and History for marcia
fem. proper name, from Latin Marcia, fem. of Marcius, a Roman gens, related to Marcus (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper