[ mahr-i-kee-nuh ]
/ ˌmɑr ɪˈki nə /
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a city in Luzon, SW Philippines, E of Manila.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for Marikina
The marikina has neither pouches on the sides of his cheeks, nor callosities on his posteriors.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The marikina is a pretty little animal which has often been brought into Europe.