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Marseilles

also Marseille, city in southern France, from French Marseille, ultimately from Greek Massilia, which is probably from a pre-Latin language of Italy, perhaps Ligurian mas "spring." Related: Massilian "of or belonging to Marseilles."

updated on December 01, 2018

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Definitions of Marseilles from WordNet

Marseilles (n.)
a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean;
Synonyms: Marseille
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