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Mar·seillealso Mar·seilles (mär-sā′)
A city of southeast France on the Gulf of Lion west-northwest of Toulon. The oldest city of France, it was founded c. 600 bc by Greeks from Asia Minor and overrun by Germanic tribes in the 5th and 6th centuries ad. Marseille became independent in the 1200s and passed to France in 1481. Today it is an industrial center and a major seaport.
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n. (sometimes cap.)
a thick cotton fabric woven with an embossed effect.
[1755–65; after Marseilles]
a seaport in SE France, on the Gulf of Lions. 1,110,511. French, Mar•seille (marˈsɛ yə)
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Marseilles[mɑːˈseɪlz] N → Marsella f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Marseilles[mɑːrˈseɪ] n → Marseille
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Marseille nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Marseilles[mɑːˈseɪlz] n → Marsiglia
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