Definition of Marian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or venerating the Virgin Mary.

Partainyms: Mary
Derivative terms: Mary

Definition of Marian

1. a. Pertaining to the Virgin Mary, or sometimes to Mary, Queen of England, daughter of Henry VIII.

Definition of Marian

1. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name). ¹

2. Adjective. (Christianity) Of, or relating to the cult of the Virgin Mary ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marian

Marguerite Radclyffe Hall
Mari El
Maria Callas
Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Cherubini
Maria Magdalene von Losch
Maria Meneghini Callas
Maria Mitchell
Maria Montesorri
Maria Tallchief
Marian Anderson
Mariana Islands
Mariana Trench
Marianne Craig Moore
Marianne Moore
Marie's ataxia
Marie's disease
Marie-Robinson syndrome

Literary usage of Marian

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1. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1869)
"No sooner had they kissed their uncle, and were all assembled in the drawing - room, than marian asked after her mother. " I'm afraid you will find her very ..."

2. Robin Hood: A Comic Opera in Three Acts by Reginald De Koven, Harry Bache Smith (1890)
"marian. Well, I suppose you know that you are commanded to be married? ... marian. Oh, I am the page who brings the King's message to Lady marian's guardian ..."

3. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1864)
"ROBIN HOOD AND MAID marian. l> THIS ballad is given from an old ... The earl of Huntington, nobly born, That came of noble blood, To marian went, ..."

4. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1905)
"marian M. Little journeys to Hawaii and the Philippine Islands. *oi(D7) il. ... Flanagan George, marian M. Little journey to North Germany. '02. ..."

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