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 (măr′ĭs), Roger 1934-1985.
American baseball player who spent most of his career with the New York Yankees (1960-1966). In 1961 he surpassed Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs and was named the American League's most valuable player for the second year in a row.
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(ˈmær ɪs)

Roger (Eugene), 1934–85, U.S. baseball player.
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There is my pallet burning." And comparing himself to the pilot who suffers shipwreck by night, " Salve ," he added piously, " salve, maris stella !"
Maris then sprang on Antilochus in hand-to-hand fight to avenge his brother, and bestrode the body spear in hand; but valiant Thrasymedes was too quick for him, and in a moment had struck him in the shoulder ere he could deal his blow; his aim was true, and the spear severed all the muscles at the root of his arm, and tore them right down to the bone, so he fell heavily to the ground and his eyes were closed in darkness.
"I doubt it," replied Sancho Panza, "because for my part I am persuaded that though God should shower down kingdoms upon earth, not one of them would fit the head of Mari Gutierrez.
Cicero, writing to Atticus of Pompey his preparation against Caesar, saith, Consilium Pompeii plane Themistocleum est; putat enim, qui mari potitur, eum rerum potiri.
"Monsieur sera-t-il aussi bon mari qu'il a ete bon maitre?"
"Mon mari se trompe," she added, speaking in French.
"Ne crois pas que le mari lui ressemble," apologized Margaret.
In addition to the services of the Waterpark, Creta Maris Beach Resort offers a wide range of services for the whole family: the open-air cinema "Cine Creta Maris," 6 children's swimming pools, the impressive Children's Club "Asterias," a Teenagers' Club, a baby room with toys, an outdoor playground, disco, tennis lessons and all the necessary facilities for accommodating babies.
Maris hydro is the first power plant to be constructed by the SN Aboitiz Power Group since it acquired the 380-MW Magat hydroelectric plant in 2007.
"Kuya lang po talaga (ang turing ko sa kanya)," Maris said.
This past week, Anheuser-Busch president and CEO Patrick Stokes testified about the events leading up to the termination of Maris. In his testimony, as reported by the Gainesville Sun, he said he had terminated the distributor after receiving proof that Maris had engaged in fraudulent practices.
Maris and his colleagues injected electrons into liquid helium, where the particles find themselves engaged in a shoving match.