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Marʹonites (3 syl.)

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A Christian tribe of Syria in the eighth century; so called from the monastery of Maron, on the slopes of Lebanon, their chief seat; so called from John Maron, Patriarch of Antioch, in the sixth century.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Markham (Mrs.)
Marl
Marlborough
Marlborough Dog
Marlow
Marmion
Marmo Lunense
Maro
Maron or Marron (French)
Maronites
Maroon
Maroon (To)
Marozia
Marphisa (in Orlando Furioso)
Marplot
Marque
Marriage Knot (The)
Marriage Plates
Marriages
Marriages

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Maronites