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marriage the state of being joined in wedlock. [3 definitions]
marriageable suitable for marriage.
marriage broker one whose business is arranging marriages for others.
marriage of convenience a marriage for financial, social, or political benefits rather than personal feelings.
marriage portion a dowry.
married having a partner in marriage; united in matrimony. [2 definitions]
marron a large European chestnut, esp. one candied or preserved in syrup.
marrons glacÚs chestnuts glazed or coated with sugar or syrup; candied chestnuts.
marrow the soft fatty tissue that fills most bone cavities. [2 definitions]
marrowbone a bone that contains edible marrow, often used for making soups and stocks.
marrowfat a variety of pea having large, plump seeds.
marry to take in marriage as one's life partner; wed. [5 definitions]
Mars in Roman mythology, the god of war; Ares. [2 definitions]
Marsala a dark and often very sweet wine.
Marseillaise (French) the national anthem of France.
marseille (sometimes cap.) a thick, strong cotton fabric with figures or stripes in a raised weave, often used for bedspreads.
marsh a wet, low-lying area, often thick with tall grasses; bog.
marshal in the United States, a Federal officer whose duties are like those of a sheriff. [8 definitions]
marsh gas a gas, mostly methane, that is produced by the decomposition of organic matter.
marsh hawk see northern harrier.
marshland an area largely consisting of marshes or swamps.