1. a city in W Italy, near the Ligurian Sea: important marble industry. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a town in W Italy, in NW Tuscany. Pop: 66 769 (2001)
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supposedly representing the colloquial black English pronunciation of master (n.), from 1774.

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massa in Medicine


n. pl. mas•sae (măsē)
  1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material.mass
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