Marathon

Marathon, a village, 22 m. NE. of Athens, on the sea border of a plain where the Greeks under Miltiades on a world-famous occasion defeated the Persians under Darius in 480 B.C.; the plain on which the battle was fought extends between mountains on the W. and the sea on the E.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Marat, Jean Paul * Marburg
Mantuan Swan
Manu, Code of
Manzoni, Alessandro
Maoris
Mar
Marabouts
Maracaybo
Maranatha
Marañon
Marat, Jean Paul
Marathon
Marburg
Marceau
Marcello, Benedetto
Marcellus, Claudius
Marcellus, Marcus
Marcet, Mrs. Jane
March
Marchand, Major
Marcion
Marcus Aurelius

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