- marcy, mount,
- mardi gras,
- mare acidalium,
- mare australe,
- mare boreum,
- mare chronium,
- mare cimmerium
Origin of mare1
Origin of mare2
noun, plural ma·ri·a [mahr-ee-uh, mair-] /ˈmɑr i ə, ˈmɛər-/. Astronomy.
Origin of mare3
de la Mare
Examples from the Web for mare
Captain Giuseppe Maggio described the nightmare situations the Mare Nostrum ships encounter.
Since Mare Nostrum, more than 60 traffickers have been arrested when their boats were intercepted or rescued at sea.Hundreds of Migrants are Reported Drowned by Traffickers Near Malta|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if Mare Nostrum ends, it could be a tragic day for migrants making the perilous crossing.Are European Rescuers Enticing Migrants to Their Deaths?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The five-year-old mare is one of five horses from different stables who failed drugs tests in recent weeks.Queen's Horse Which Tested Positive For Morphine Could Have Eaten Poppy Seeds|Tom Sykes|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, it would like to see additional, strengthened search and rescue missions like Mare Nostrum put in place.Confessions of a Human Trafficker Who Smuggled Desperate Migrants Into Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So early as in 1609 the great Grotius had published his treatise of Mare Liberum in favour of the freedom of the seas.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
"Why, you've hardly tried your own mare at all," said the lad, reproachfully.Castle Richmond|Anthony Trollope
Joe, I dont know that theres the slightest hope of saving the mare, but Id like to bring her home and try.
The perfect understanding between me and my horses tells me the mare has seen enough of you, Sabre.If Winter Comes|A.S.M. Hutchinson
My friend did not share my curiosity, but was ready for an adventure, which our search for mare's milk seemed to promise.
Word Origin for mare
noun plural maria (ˈmɑːrɪə)
Word Origin for mare
de la Mare
Word Origin for mare nostrum
"female horse," Old English mere (Mercian), myre (West Saxon), fem. of mearh "horse," from Proto-Germanic *markhjon- (cf. Old Saxon meriha, Old Norse merr, Old Frisian merrie, Dutch merrie, Old High German meriha, German Mähre "mare"), said to be of Gaulish origin (cf. Irish and Gaelic marc, Welsh march, Breton marh "horse"). No known cognates beyond Germanic and Celtic. As the name of a throw in wrestling, it is attested from c.1600. Mare's nest "illusory discovery, excitement over something which does not exist" is from 1610s.
"broad, dark areas of the moon," 1765, from Latin mare "sea" (see marine), applied to lunar features by Galileo and used thus in 17c. Latin works. They originally were thought to be actual seas.
"night-goblin, incubus," Old English mare "incubus, nightmare, monster," from mera, mære, from Proto-Germanic *maron "goblin" (cf. Middle Low German mar, Middle Dutch mare, Old High German mara, German Mahr "incubus," Old Norse mara "nightmare, incubus"), from PIE *mora- "incubus" (cf. first element in Old Irish Morrigain "demoness of the corpses," literally "queen of the nightmare," also Bulgarian, Serbian mora, Czech mura, Polish zmora "incubus;" French cauchemar, with first element from Old French caucher "to trample"), from root *mer- "to rub away, harm" (see morbid).