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ma·ri·a

 (mä′rē-ə)
n. Astronomy
Plural of mare2.

maria

(ˈmɑːrɪə)
n
(Astronomy) the plural of mare2
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maria - a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moonmaria - a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
2.Maria - valuable timber tree of PanamaMaria - valuable timber tree of Panama  
Calophyllum, genus Calophyllum - genus of tropical evergreen trees
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Maria

[məˈriːə] NMaría
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Anna Maria went down by way of the skirting-board and a window shutter to the kitchen to steal the dough.
"Will not the string be very indigestible, Anna Maria?" inquired Samuel Whiskers.
I sat in the box with John Harned, and with Maria Valenzuela, and with Luis Cervallos.
He was going to Lima, but he met Maria Valenzuela in the Tivoli hotel.
"He does not seem intoxicated, Maria," replied the other, in a voice whose tones corresponded with her appearance; "it is some sudden illness."
"One that, I dare say, he is accustomed to," said Maria, without having even taken such a look at the sufferer as would enable her to identify his colour; "he will be well enough after he has slept."
Maria Silva was poor, and all the ways of poverty were clear to her.
Rushworth, who was always answered for by Maria as willing to do anything; when Julia, meaning, like her sister, to be Agatha, began to be scrupulous on Miss Crawford's account.
Such formidable accounts of her ladyship, and her manner of living, quite frightened Maria Lucas who had been little used to company, and she looked forward to her introduction at Rosings with as much apprehension as her father had done to his presentation at St.
"Maria and I decided today that we would not let it after all, because we did not like any of the people who have wanted it.
Frederick Bullock, Esq., of the house of Bullock, Hulker, and Bullock, had married Maria Osborne, not without a great deal of difficulty and grumbling on Mr.
'This was a great event, a tremendous era, in Nathaniel Pipkin's life, and it was the only one that had ever occurred to ruffle the smooth current of his quiet existence, when happening one fine afternoon, in a fit of mental abstraction, to raise his eyes from the slate on which he was devising some tremendous problem in compound addition for an offending urchin to solve, they suddenly rested on the blooming countenance of Maria Lobbs, the only daughter of old Lobbs, the great saddler over the way.