marque

1
[ mahrk ]
/ mɑrk /

noun

Obsolete. seizure by way of reprisal or retaliation.

Origin of marque

1
1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French < Provençal marca seizure by warrant (orig. token) < Germanic; see mark1

Definition for marque (2 of 3)

marque

2
[ mahrk ]
/ mɑrk /

noun

a product model or type, as of a luxury or racing car.

Origin of marque

2
1905–10; < French: literally, mark, sign, noun derivative of marquer to mark, probably dial. derivative of Old French merc, merche boundary, boundary marker < Old Norse merki (from same Germanic base as march2, mark1, marque1

Definition for marque (3 of 3)

La Marque

[ luh-mahrk ]
/ ləˈmɑrk /

noun

a city in SE coastal Texas.
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marque

/ (mɑːk) /

noun

a brand of product, esp of a car
an emblem or nameplate used to identify a product, esp a car

Word Origin for marque

from French, from marquer to mark 1
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