Mary

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noun \ˈmer-ē, ˈma-rē, ˈmā-rē\

Definition of Mary

  1. 1 :  the mother of Jesus

  2. 2 :  a sister of Lazarus and Martha and a friend of Jesus

Origin and Etymology of mary

Late Latin Maria, from Greek Mariam, Maria, from Hebrew Miryām Miriam


First Known Use: before 12th century




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