Maurice

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biographical name Mau·rice \ˈmȯr-əs, ˈmär-; mȯ-ˈrēs\
variants: German

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Definition of Maurice

  1. 1521–1553 elector of Saxony (1547–53) and general


Maurice

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geographical name Mau·rice \ˈmȯr-əs, ˈmär-\

Definition of Maurice

  1. river in southwestern New Jersey flowing 40 miles (65 kilometers) into Maurice River Cove on Delaware Bay


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