Marseilles

Marseilles city in southern France, from Fr. Marseille, ultimately from Gk. Massilia, probably from a pre-Latin language of Italy, perhaps Ligurian mas "spring."

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  • Marseilles — • Diocese of Marseilles (Massiliensis), suffragan of Aix, comprises the district of Marseilles in the Department of Bouches du Rhône Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Marseilles     Marseilles (Massilia) …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MARSEILLES — MARSEILLES, capital of the department of Bouches du Rhône; second largest town in France. The earliest recorded presence of Jews in Marseilles can be traced to the sixth century. In 574 there was a sufficient number to provide asylum for the Jews …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Marseilles — Marseilles, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 124 Housing Units (2000): 54 Land area (2000): 0.095760 sq. miles (0.248018 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.095760 sq. miles (0.248018 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Marseilles — bezeichnet: Marseille, französische Großstadt, in der englischen Schreibweise Marseilles lès Aubigny, französische Gemeinde im Département Cher Marseilles (Illinois), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Marseilles (Ohio), Ort in den Vereinigten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marseilles, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 4655 Housing Units (2000): 2003 Land area (2000): 8.311029 sq. miles (21.525466 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.386596 sq. miles (1.001279 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.697625 sq. miles (22.526745 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Marseilles, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 124 Housing Units (2000): 54 Land area (2000): 0.095760 sq. miles (0.248018 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.095760 sq. miles (0.248018 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Marseilles — Mar*seilles , n. A general term for certain kinds of fabrics, which are formed of two series of threads interlacing each other, thus forming double cloth, quilted in the loom; so named because first made in Marseilles, France. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marseilles — A stiff, double faced, quilted white cotton cloth. Similar to pique, but with plain weave ground on both sides of the fabric and with large embossed designs. Used for shirt fronts, vests, women s dresses, bed covers, etc …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Marseilles — Marseilles1 [mär sālz′] n. [sometimes m ] a thick, strong, figured or striped cotton cloth with a raised weave, somewhat resembling piqué: originally made in Marseille Marseilles2 [mär sā′, märsālz′] Eng. sp. of MARSEILLE …   English World dictionary

  • Marseilles — Marseille  Cet article concerne la ville du sud de la France. Pour les autres significations, voir Marseille (homonymie). Marseille Le Vieux Port et, à l arrière p …   Wikipédia en Français

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