Mercedes

[ mer-se-th es for 1; mer-sey-deez for 2, 3; for 3 also mer-see-deez, mur-si-deez ]
/ mɛrˈsɛ ðɛs for 1; mərˈseɪ diz for 2, 3; for 3 also mərˈsi diz, ˈmɜr sɪˌdiz /
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noun

a city in SW Uruguay, on the Río Negro.
a city in S Texas.
a female given name.
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Mercedes


fem. proper name, from Spanish, abbreviation of Maria de las Mercedes "Mary of the Mercies," from plural of merced "mercy, grace," from Latin mercedem (nominative merces); see mercy.

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