[pet-ee-pah, pet-ee-pah; French puh-tee-pah]
- Mar·i·us [mair-ee-uh s, mar-; French ma-ryys] /ˈmɛər i əs, ˈmær-; French maˈryüs/, 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer in Russia.
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In autumn he spoke of doing so, and engaged Petipa with a view to this.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
- Marius. 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer of the Russian imperial ballet: collaborated with Tchaikovsky on The Sleeping Beauty (1890)