Marseille

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French Marseille (supplanting earlier Marseilles, derived from the Old French nominative form), from Latin Massilia, Marsilia, from Ancient Greek Μασσαλία (Massalía), probably from a pre-Latin language of Italy, perhaps Ancient Ligurian mas (spring). The r was probably retained from Arabicمَرْسَى(marsā, harbor).

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Marseille

  1. The capital city of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, France; capital city of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
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Borrowed from French Marseille. This surname is mostly found in Haiti.

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Marseille (plural Marseilles)

  1. A surname from French.
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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Marseille is the 34758th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 650 individuals. Marseille is most common among Black/African American (90.46%) individuals.

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Marseille f (related adjective marseilleský or marseillský, demonym Marseillan, female demonym Marseillanka)

  1. Marseille (the capital city of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, France; capital city of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)

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  • Marseille in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Marseille in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin Massilia, Marsilia, Massalia, from Ancient Greek Μασσαλία (Massalía), possibly an Ancient Ligurian toponym or perhaps from Ancient Greek μάσσων (mássōn, further) +‎ ἅλς (háls, sea), literally (city) on far end of the sea cf. Ancient Greek παραλία (paralía).

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  • IPA(key): /maʁ.sɛj/
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Marseille m or f

  1. Marseille (the capital city of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, France; capital city of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)
    Meronyms: Belsunce, Canebière, Évêché, Frais-Vallon, La Timone, Sormiou

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Marseille n (proper noun, genitive Marseilles or (optionally with an article) Marseille)

  1. Marseille (the capital city of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, France; capital city of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)