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also Mar·seilles  (mär-sā′)
A city of southeast France on the Gulf of Lion west-northwest of Toulon. The oldest city of France, it was founded c. 600 bc by Greeks from Asia Minor and overrun by Germanic tribes in the 5th and 6th centuries ad. Marseille became independent in the 1200s and passed to France in 1481. Today it is an industrial center and a major seaport.


(French marsɛj)
(Placename) a port in SE France, on the Gulf of Lions: second largest city in the country and a major port; founded in about 600 bc by Greeks from Phocaea; oil refining. Pop: 860 363 (2007). Ancient name: Massilia English name: Marseilles


(mɑːˈseɪl) or


(Textiles) a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern, used for bedspreads, etc
[C18: from Marseille quilting, made in Marseille]
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Noun1.Marseille - a port city in southeastern France on the MediterraneanMarseille - a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.marseille - strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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Hugo Marsiglia, radiation oncologist and medical director at FALP Cancer Institute in Santiago.
Tra il 1861 e il 1863, comitati filo-borbonici a Napoli, a Roma e Marsiglia, erano impegnati a reclutare uomini e a procurare denaro per irrobustire il brigantaggio che continuava a guerreggiare i piemontesi sulle montagne e nei villaggi del meridione (Di Fiore 251).
While the international literature is satiated with studies on constructions of masculinity at school, the majority of studies have focused on constructions of traditional norms and values of masculinity as forms of school risk behaviours, having a specific focus on externalising behaviours like substance abuse, violence, and sexual risk behaviours, while neglecting depression (Rosenfield & Smith, 2010; Sullivan, 2011; Kulis, Marsiglia & Nagoshi, 2010).
The changes under new Swiss coach Martin Rueda, who replaced Rene Marsiglia, signal a complete overhaul for the club that released strikers Richard Porta and Rodrigo aACAyCareca' Vergilio and midfielders Juliano Roberto Antonello and Marcio aACAyMagrao' Rodrigues over the summer.
Given that children spend a considerable amount of time socializing with their peers, and are constantly looking for their approval, the type of relationships they have with their peers are perceived to be extremely valuable in their development and acquisition of resiliency skills (Parsai, Voisine, Marsiglia, Kulis, & Nieri, 2008).
Latino families may prefer working with CBOs as they provide a homelike environment (Patterson & Marsiglia, 2000) and may mitigate the fear some mixed-documentation households experience when interacting with government-run social services agencies.
For example, Marsiglia and Kulis, (2008) noted that Mexican endorsement of fatalism can lead to anticipation of suffering in life which is expected to be met with stoicism.
si sostituisce a Marsiglia come il centro del potere criminale quando,
Marsiglia is director of the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center at Arizona State University.
Marsiglia is a soap bar, which was used in the past, in the twentieth century, a soap used by my grandmother.
Marsiglia, PhD, is professor, School of Social Work, and director of the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC), Arizona State University, Phoenix.
Positive school adjustment has been linked to decreased substance use (Chiarella, 2003; Marquart, 2003; Napoli, Marsiglia, & Kulis, 2003; Resnick et al.