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Origin of Mary
usage note for Mary
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Example sentences from the Web for mary
He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Gillingham tells Mary that he wants to make their lives simpler, but it sounds a little like the dying of the light.
Then again, this is not the high-spirited Mary we met in Season 1—indeed, none of the Crawleys are the same.
Maybe Mary is being more realistic about a second marriage—but is it too much to ask for a little fire?
Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon labels the show a “crass stunt” on a “bottom-feeding vortex of sadness network.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Mary had contrived to quiet her lover with considerable propriety of demeanour.Doctor Thorne|Anthony Trollope
"I'm waiting to hear about those little savages of yours," she said, as Mary greeted her and sank limply down into a chair.Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
As for the letter from my sister Mary it was to the same purpose.Montezuma's Daughter|H. Rider Haggard
Elizabeth had loved Edward, would she not go with Mary to hear a mass for the repose of his soul?In the Days of Queen Elizabeth|Eva March Tappan
It was sympathy Letty longed for, not strength, and therefore she was afraid of Mary.Mary Marston|George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for mary (1 of 5)
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- Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary the mother of Jesus, believed to have conceived and borne him while still a virgin; she was married to Joseph (Matthew 1:18–25). Major feast days: Feb 2, Mar 25, May 31, Aug 15, Sept 8
- the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38–42; John 11:1–2)