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Mar·y 1

 (mâr′ē) fl. first century ad.
In the New Testament, the mother of Jesus. According to Christian doctrine, she conceived while still a virgin, through the action of the Holy Spirit.

[Late Latin Maria, from Greek Maria, Mariam, from Hebrew miryām; see rym in Semitic roots.]

Mar·y 2

 (mâr′ē)
In the New Testament, a sister of Lazarus and Martha and a friend of Jesus.

Mar·y 3

 (mâr′ē) also Mary of Teck (tĕk) 1867-1953.
Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as the wife of George V. Two of her sons ascended to the throne as Edward VIII and George VI.

Mary

(ˈmɛərɪ)
n
(Biography) original name Princess Mary of Teck. 1867–1953, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1910–36) by marriage to George V

Mary

(ˈmɛərɪ)
npl Maries
1. (Bible) New Testament
a. Saint Mary the Virgin Mary the mother of Jesus, believed to have conceived and borne him while still a virgin; she was married to Joseph (Matthew 1:18–25). Major feast days: Feb 2, Mar 25, May 31, Aug 15, Sept 8
b. the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38–42; John 11:1–2)
2. obsolete derogatory slang Austral an Aboriginal woman or girl

Mar•y

(ˈmɛər i)

n.
1. Also called Virgin Mary.the mother of Jesus.
2. the sister of Lazarus and Martha.
3. (Princess Victoria Mary of Teck) 1867–1953, Queen of England 1910–36 (wife of George V).

Mar•y

(ˈmɛər i)
n.
1. Mary I, (Mary Tudor) ( “Bloody Mary” ) 1516–58, queen of England 1553–58 (wife of Philip II of Spain; daughter of Henry VIII).
2. Mary II, 1662–94, queen of England 1689–94: joint ruler with her husband William III (daughter of James II).

Mary


the veneration offered by Roman Catholics to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of human beings.
an adherent of Jovinian, a 4th-century monk who opposed asceti-cism and denied the virginity of Mary.
an excessive and proscribed veneration of the Virgin Mary. — Mariolater, n. — Mariolatrous, adj.
1. the body of belief and doctrine concerning the Virgin Mary.
2. the study of the Virgin Mary. — Mariologist, n.
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Noun1.Mary - the mother of JesusMary - the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
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Mary Magdalenla Magdalena
Mary Queen of Scots; Mary StuartMaría Estuardo

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Mary Kinglsey insisted on lending her her watch till recess, and Jenny Snow, a satirical young lady, who had basely twitted Amy upon her limeless state, promptly buried the hatchet and offered to furnish answers to certain appalling sums.
Louise won the disfavor of the two Hardy girls, Mary and Harriet, by her application to her studies in school.
Crazy Mary,' tried to set a neighbour's barn on fire, and was sent to the asylum at Lincoln.
The grandmother of Benjamin Franklin was Mary Morrel" afterwards, by marriage, Mary Folger, one of the old settlers of Nantucket, and the ancestress to a long line of Folgers and harpooneers --all kith and kin to noble Benjamin --this day darting the barbed iron from one side of the world to the other.
To the Paddington Station, and then if we are in good time, as I think we shall be, you shall tell me all about Mary and the children.
Mary Dennis was her name, and a long time ago she had been seduced, and had a little boy; he was a cripple, and an epileptic, but still he was all that she had in the world to love, and they had lived in a little room alone somewhere back of Halsted Street, where the Irish were.
Now, I went over thar when Miss Mary was gwine to be married, and Jinny she jest showed me de weddin' pies.
And don't you remember how frightened poor Mary was, and how she cried?
I never seen anybody but lied one time or another, without it was Aunt Polly, or the widow, or maybe Mary.
And when you see one of them come sailing around with one wing tipped up and t'other down, you make up your mind he is saying to himself: 'I wish Mary Ann in Arkansaw could see me now.
That is, I did miss a silver pencil case that Aunt Mary Pratt gave me last birthday--"
Mary hated their untidy bungalow and was so disagreeable to them that after the first day or two nobody would play with her.