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Maria

1
[ muh-ree-uh ]
/ məˈri ə /

noun

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Origin of Maria

1
Shortening of Santa Maria.

Definition for Maria (2 of 2)

Maria2
[ muh-ree-uh, -rahy-uh; Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish mah-ree-ah ]
/ məˈri ə, -ˈraɪ ə; Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish mɑˈri ɑ /

noun

a female given name, form of Mary.
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British Dictionary definitions for Maria

maria
/ (ˈmɑːrɪə) /

noun

the plural of mare 2
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