Maine

biographical name
\ ˈmān How to pronounce Maine (audio) \

Definition of Maine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Sir Henry James Sumner 1822–1888 English jurist

Maine

geographical name
\ ˈmān How to pronounce Maine (audio) \

Definition of Maine (Entry 2 of 2)

1 state on the Atlantic coast in the northeastern U.S. and bordering on the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick; capital Augusta area 33,265 square miles (86,156 square kilometers), population 1,328,361
2 or Le Maine \ lə-​ˈmān How to pronounce Le Maine (audio) , -​ˈmen \ region and former province of northwestern France south of Normandy; capital Le Mans
3 — see mayenne

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Mainer \ ˈmā-​nər How to pronounce Mainer (audio) \ noun

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“Maine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maine. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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