[ mahr-seylz ]
/ mɑrˈseɪlz /
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a thick cotton fabric woven in figures or stripes with an embossed effect, chiefly for bedspreads and other coverings.
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Origin of marseilles
First recorded in 1755–65; after Marseilles
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Definition for marseilles (2 of 2)
[ mahr-sey ]
/ mɑrˈseɪ /
a seaport in and the capital of Bouches-du-Rhône department, in SE France.
French Mar·seille [mar-se-yuh]. /marˈsɛ yə/.
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Cultural definitions for marseilles
[ (mahr-say) ]
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