Mars

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noun \ ˈmärz \

Definition of Mars

1 :the Roman god of war — compare ares
2 :the planet fourth in order from the sun and conspicuous for its red color — see Planets Table

Origin and Etymology of mars

Latin Mart-, Mars


MARS Defined for English Language Learners

Mars

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Definition of Mars for English Language Learners

  • : the planet that is fourth in order from the sun


MARS Defined for Kids

Mars

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noun \ ˈmärz \

Definition of Mars for Students

:the planet that is fourth in order of distance from the sun, is known for its redness, and has a diameter of about 4200 miles (6800 kilometers)


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