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Mar·ist

 (mâr′ĭst, măr′-)
n.
1. A member of the Society of Mary, a congregation of Roman Catholic missionary priests founded in 1836.
2. A member of the Little Brothers of Mary, a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in 1817.

[French Mariste, from Marie, the Virgin Mary, from Late Latin Maria; see marionette.]

Marist

(ˈmɛərɪst) RC Church
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) a member of the Society of Mary, a religious congregation founded in 1824
2. (Education) NZ a teacher or pupil in a school belonging to the Marist Order
3. (Roman Catholic Church) NZ a teacher or pupil in a school belonging to the Marist Order
adj
(Roman Catholic Church) of a Marist
[C19: from French Mariste, from Marie Mary (the virgin)]

Mar•ist

(ˈmɛər ɪst, ˈmær-)

n.
a member of a Roman Catholic religious order founded in Lyons, France, in 1816 for missionary and educational work in the name of the Virgin Mary.
[1875–80; < French Mariste]
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Henry Keeney followed with a win in the 500 free, and the North 200 free relay beat out Marist in a close race.
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