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Mar·i·on(măr′ē-ən, mâr′-), Frances 1887-1973.
American screenwriter who won an Academy Award for The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1932). She was the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood from 1916 through the mid-1930s.
Marion, Francis Known as "the Swamp Fox." 1732?-1795.
American Revolutionary soldier known for his guerrilla tactics against the British in South Carolina.
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Mar•i•on(ˈmær i ən, ˈmɛər-)
Francis, ( “the Swamp Fox” ), 1732?–95, American Revolutionary general.
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