Marseille

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geographical name Mar·seille \mär-ˈsā\

Definition of Marseille

  1. city & port SE France on Gulf of Lion pop 797,491

Marseillais

play \ˌmär-sə-ˈyā, -ˈyāz; -sə-ˈlā, -ˈlāz\ noun

Variants of marseille

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Marseilles

\mär-ˈsā, -ˈsālz\ or ancient

Massilia

play \mə-ˈsi-lē-ə\

MARSEILLE Defined for English Language Learners

Marseille

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geographical name Mar·seille \mär-ˈsā\

Definition of Marseille for English Language Learners

  • : city in France


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