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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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32) Marco Menduni, "I Killer Di Berlino E Marsiglia Sono Passati Da Aprilia," Stampa, October 3, 2017
Their brain cannot tell them when to stop yet, so they reach addiction very quickly," maintains Flavio Marsiglia, a regents professor in Arizona State University's School of Social Work and director of ASU's Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC).
Bercellona, Bologna, Donostia-Bayonne, Genova, Lisbona, Madrid, Marsiglia, Milano, Montpellier, Napoli, Porto, Valencia, Veneto centrale.
As a result, the reduction of youth substance use and abuse has been a growing priority among youth programs (Botvin, Griffin, & Williams, 2015; Holden, Evans, Hinnant, & Messeri, 2005; Holden, Messeri, Evans, Crankshaw, Ben-Davies, 2004; Marko & Watt, 2011; Nieri, Apkarian, Kulis, & Marsiglia, 2015).
Con l'aiuto di alcuni amici che avevano dimora a Marsiglia, giunse a Malta alia fine del maggio 1841.
Salviano di Marsiglia, Sidonio Apollinare, Gregorio di Tours>>, pp.
Similarly, traditional gender roles such as machismo, or men's feelings of responsibility toward family, and marianismo, or women's humility, spiritual superiority, and loyalty toward family (Kulis, Marsiglia, & Hurdle, 2003), have not been directly linked to resilience or thriving and deserve further study.
In a series of studies using samples of Latino immigrant families, Marsiglia and his team found that higher levels of family cohesion are associated with lower rates of rule-breaking behavior and lower levels of adaptation-related internal strife and conflict within the family (Marsiglia, Parsai, & Kulis, 2009).
1995; Marsiglia, Walczyk, Buboltz, & Griffith-Ross, 2007; Turner, Chandler, & Heffer, 2009).