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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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References in classic literature ?
Fred Vincy wanted to arrive at Stone Court when Mary could not expect him, and when his uncle was not down-stairs in that case she might be sitting alone in the wainscoted parlor.
I should think one of those epithets would do at a time," said Mary, trying to smile, but feeling alarmed.
The love-story of my boyhood, in all its particulars, down even to the gift of the green flag; the mystic predictions of Dame Dermody; the loss of every trace of my little Mary of former days; the rescue of Mrs.
She answered instantly, "Because you ought to love nobody but Mary.
Mary was taking notes feverishly on a slip of paper while he did the adding up, and in the end they went away gloomily without buying anything.
Now mystery of any kind is detestable to me, and I went into the bric-a-brac shop, ostensibly to look at the cracked china; and there, still on the counter, with the wrapping torn off it, was the article Mary had sold in order to furnish on the proceeds.
Mary lay and watched her for a few moments and then began to look about the room.
It was not the custom to say "please" and "thank you" and Mary had always slapped her Ayah in the face when she was angry.
When Princess Mary went to him at the usual hour he was working at his lathe and, as usual, did not look round at her.
The wheel continued to revolve by its own impetus, and Princess Mary long remembered the dying creak of that wheel, which merged in her memory with what followed.
You've ben drinkin' before you met me," Mary continued.
At about nine o'clock at night, on every alternate Wednesday, Miss Mary Datchet made the same resolve, that she would never again lend her rooms for any purposes whatsoever.