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M.Des.
Master of Design. * * *
M.E.
1. (often l.c.) See managing editor. 2. Master of Education. 3. Master of Engineering. 4. Mechanical Engineer. 5. Medical Examiner. 6. Methodist Episcopal. 7. Middle English. 8. ...
M.E.A.
Master of Engineering Administration. * * *
M.E.P.
Master of Engineering Physics. * * *
m.e.p.
mean effective pressure. * * *
M.E.P.A.
Master of Engineering and Public Administration. * * *
M.Ed.
Master of Education. * * *
M.El.Eng.
Master of Electrical Engineering. * * *
M.Eng.
Master of Engineering. * * *
M.F.
1. Master of Forestry. 2. Middle French. * * *
M.F.A.
Master of Fine Arts. * * *
M.F.H.
See master of foxhounds. * * *
M.F.S.
1. Master of Food Science. 2. Master of Foreign Service. 3. Master of Foreign Study. * * *
M.F.T.
Master of Foreign Trade. * * *
M.For.
Master of Forestry. * * *
M.Fr.
Middle French. * * *
M.H.
Medal of Honor. * * *
M.H.A.
Master in Hospital Administration; Master of Hospital Administration. * * *
M.H.E.
Master of Home Economics. * * *
M.H.R.
Member of the House of Representatives. * * *
M.H.W.
mean high water. Also, m.h.w., MHW. * * *
M.I.
1. Military Intelligence. 2. Mounted Infantry. * * *
M.I.A.
1. Master of International Affairs. 2. Mil. missing in action. * * *
M.I.D.
Master of Industrial Design. * * *
M.I.E.
Master of Industrial Engineering. * * *
M.I.L.R.
Master of Industrial and Labor Relations. * * *
M.Ind.E.
Master of Industrial Engineering. * * *
M.J.
Master of Journalism. * * *
M.L.A.
1. Master of Landscape Architecture. 2. Modern Language Association. * * *
M.L.Arch.
Master of Landscape Architecture. * * *
M.L.S.
Master of Library Science. * * *
M.M.
1. Master Mason. 2. Master Mechanic. 3. Master of Music. * * *
M.M.E.
1. Master of Mechanical Engineering. 2. Master of Mining Engineering. 3. Master of Music Education. * * *
M.M.Sc.
Master of Medical Science. * * *
M.Met.E.
Master of Metallurgical Engineering. * * *
M.Mgt.E.
Master of Management Engineering. * * *
M.Mus.
Master of Music. * * *
M.Mus.Ed.
Master of Music Education. * * *
M.N.A.
Master of Nursing Administration. * * *
M.N.A.S.
Member of the National Academy of Sciences. * * *
M.N.E.
Master of Nuclear Engineering. * * *
M.N.S.
Master of Nutritional Science. * * *
M.Nurs.
Master of Nursing. * * *
M.O.
1. mail order. 2. manually operated. 3. Medical Officer. 4. method of operation. 5. mode of operation. 6. modus operandi. 7. money order. * * *
m.o.
1. mail order. 2. modus operandi. 3. money order. * * *
M.O.I.
Brit. 1. Ministry of Information. 2. Ministry of the Interior. * * *
m.o.m.
middle of month. * * *
M.Opt.
Master of Optometry. * * *
M.P.
1. Member of Parliament. 2. Metropolitan Police. 3. Military Police. 4. Military Policeman. 5. Mounted Police. * * *
m.p.
1. melting point. 2. (in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed. [ < L modo praescripto] * * *
M.P.A.
1. Master of Professional Accounting. 2. Master of Public Administration. 3. Master of Public Affairs. * * *
M.P.E.
Master of Physical Education. * * *
M.P.H.
Master of Public Health. * * *
M.Ph.
Master of Philosophy. * * *
M.Pharm.
Master of Pharmacy. * * *
M.R.E.
Master of Religious Education. * * *
M.R.P.
Master in Regional Planning or Master of Regional Planning. * * *
M.S.
1. mail steamer. 2. Master of Science. 3. Master in Surgery. 4. motorship. * * *
m.s.
1. modification of the stem of. 2. Com. months after sight. * * *
M.S.A.
Master of Science in Agriculture. * * *
M.S.A.E.
Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering. * * *
M.S.A.M.
Master of Science in Applied Mechanics. * * *
M.S.Arch.
Master of Science in Architecture. * * *
M.S.B.A.
Master of Science in Business Administration. * * *
M.S.B.C.
Master of Science in Building Construction. * * *
M.S.Bus.
Master of Science in Business. * * *
M.S.C.E.
Master of Science in Civil Engineering. * * *
M.S.C.P.
Master of Science in Community Planning. * * *
M.S.Ch.E.
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering. * * *
M.S.Cons.
Master of Science in Conservation. * * *
M.S.D.
1. Doctor of Medical Science. 2. Master of Science in Dentistry. * * *
M.S.Dent.
Master of Science in Dentistry. * * *
M.S.E.
1. Master of Science in Education. 2. Master of Science in Engineering. * * *
M.S.E.E.
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. * * *
M.S.E.M.
1. Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics. 2. Master of Science in Engineering of Mines. * * *
M.S.Ed.
Master of Science in Education. * * *
M.S.Ent.
Master of Science in Entomology. * * *
M.S.F.
Master of Science in Forestry. * * *
M.S.F.M.
Master of Science in Forest Management. * * *
M.S.For.
Master of Science in Forestry. * * *
M.S.G.M.
Master of Science in Government Management. * * *
M.S.G.Mgt.
Master of Science in Game Management. * * *
M.S.Geol.E.
Master of Science in Geological Engineering. * * *
M.S.H.A.
Master of Science in Hospital Administration. * * *
M.S.H.E.
Master of Science in Home Economics. Also, M.S.H.Ec. * * *
M.S.Hort.
Master of Science in Horticulture. * * *
M.S.Hyg.
Master of Science in Hygiene. * * *
M.S.I.E.
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. * * *
M.S.J.
Master of Science in Journalism. * * *
M.S.L.
1. Master of Science in Linguistics. 2. Also, m.s.l. mean sea level. * * *
M.S.M.
1. Master of Sacred Music. 2. Master of Science in Music. * * *
M.S.M.E.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. * * *
M.S.Met.E.
Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering. * * *
M.S.Mgt.E.
Master of Science in Management Engineering. * * *
M.S.N.
Master of Science in Nursing. * * *
M.S.P.E.
Master of Science in Physical Education. * * *
M.S.P.H.
Master of Science in Public Health. * * *
M.S.P.H.E.
Master of Science in Public Health Engineering. * * *
M.S.P.H.Ed.
Master of Science in Public Health Education. * * *
M.S.Phar.
Master of Science in Pharmacy. Also, M.S.Pharm. * * *
M.S.S.
1. Master of Social Science. 2. Master of Social Service. * * *
M.S.S.E.
Master of Science in Sanitary Engineering. * * *
M.S.Sc.
Master of Social Science. * * *
M.S.T.
1. Master of Science in Teaching. 2. Mountain Standard Time. * * *
M.S.W.
1. Master of Social Welfare. 2. Master of Social Work or Master in Social Work. Also, MSW. * * *
M.Sc.
Master of Science. * * *
M.Sc.D.
Doctor of Medical Science. * * *
M.Sc.Med.
Master of Medical Science. * * *
M.Sgt.
master sergeant. * * *
M.T.
1. metric ton. 2. Also, m.t. Mountain time. * * *
M.Th.
Master of Theology. * * *
M.U.P.
Master of Urban Planning. * * *
m.v.
1. market value. 2. mean variation. 3. Music. mezza voce. * * *
M.V.Ed.
Master of Vocational Education. * * *
M.V.O.
      member, either fourth or fifth class, of the Royal Victorian Order. This rank of the order does not confer knighthood. See Royal Victorian Order. * * *
M.W.A.
Modern Woodmen of America. * * *
M.W.T.
Master of Wood Technology. * * *
m.y.
m.y. abbr. million years. * * *
M.Y.O.B.
mind your own business. * * *
M/D
months after date. Also, m/d. * * *
m/f
male or female: used esp. in classified ads. Also, M/F * * *
m/f/h
male, female, handicapped: used esp. in classified ads. Also, M/F/H * * *
M/S
1. Com. months after sight. 2. motorship. * * *
m/s
meter per second; meters per second. * * *
m/sec
meter per second; meters per second. * * *
M16 rifle
or AR-15 Assault rifle adopted as a standard weapon by the U.S. Army in 1967. The M16, designed by Eugene M. Stoner in the 1950s for the ArmaLite Division of Fairchild Engine ...
M25
a British motorway that runs in a circle around London. It was completed in 1986, but since then has become quite crowded, and traffic on it often moves very slowly. People often ...
ma
/mah/, n. Informal. mother. [shortened var. of MAMA] * * * (as used in expressions) Ma Yuan Ma Yüan Ma Yo Yo Ma fa mu ts'o Rainey Ma Ma Sanbao T'a k'o la ma kan Sha mo * * *
MA
1. Massachusetts (approved esp. for use with zip code). 2. Psychol. mental age. * * * (as used in expressions) Ma Yuan Ma Yüan Ma Yo Yo Ma fa mu ts'o Rainey Ma Ma Sanbao T'a ...
mA
milliampere; milliamperes. * * * (as used in expressions) Ma Yuan Ma Yüan Ma Yo Yo Ma fa mu ts'o Rainey Ma Ma Sanbao T'a k'o la ma kan Sha mo * * *
MA (Cantab)
➡ Oxbridge * * *
MA (Oxon)
➡ Oxbridge * * *
ma chère
/mann sherdd"/, French. (referring to a woman or girl) my dear. Cf. mon cher. * * *
Ma Duanlin
▪ Chinese historian Wade-Giles romanization  Ma Tuan-lin  born 1254?, Leping [now in Jiangxi province], China died 1323       Chinese historian who wrote the Wenxian ...
Ma River
▪ river, Vietnam Vietnamese  Song Ma        river, northern Vietnam, one of the longest of the region, rising in the northwest. It flows southeastward through Laos ...
Ma Ying-jeou
▪ 2009 born July 13, 1950, Hong Kong       On March 22, 2008, Ma Ying-jeou, a Harvard-educated former mayor of Taipei, won a landslide victory in Taiwan's presidential ...
Ma Yuan
or Ma Yüan born с 1160/65, Qiantang, Zhejiang province died 1225 Chinese landscape painter. Born into a family of court painters, Ma Yuan began his career under the emperor ...
ma'am
/mam, mahm/; unstressed /meuhm/, n. 1. madam (def. 1). 2. (in Britain) a term used in addressing the queen or a royal princess. [1660-70; by contr.] * * *
Ma'anshan
▪ China Wade-Giles romanization  Ma-an-shan        city and industrial centre in southeastern Anhui sheng (province). Ma'anshan is situated on the south bank of the ...
Ma'mun, al-
/al"mah moohn", -ma-/, (abu-al-'Abbas 'Abdullah) A.D. 786-833, caliph of Baghdad 813-833 (son of Harun al-Rashid). Also, al-Mamoun. * * *
Ma, Yo-Yo
born Oct. 7, 1955, Paris, France French-born U.S. cellist. Born to Chinese parents in France, he made his cello debut at age five. He attended the Juilliard School and then ...
Ma,Yo-Yo
Ma (mä), Yo-Yo. Born 1955. American cellist known for his performances and recordings of orchestral, recital, and chamber music. * * *
mā-
I. mā-1 Good; with derivatives meaning “occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early.” Oldest form *meə₂-, colored to *maə₂-, contracted to *mā-. 1. Suffixed ...
ma-and-pa
/mah"euhn pah"/, adj. mom-and-pop. * * *
Ma-ubin
▪ Myanmar       town, southern Myanmar (Burma). The town is a river port on the west bank of the main Irrawaddy (Irrawaddy River) distributary and is protected by ...
Ma-Xia school
▪ Chinese school of painting Wade-Giles romanization  Ma-hsia        group of Chinese landscape artists that used a style of painting named after Ma Yuan and Xia ...
MAA
master-at-arms. * * *
maa-alused
In Estonian folk religion, mysterious elves living under the earth. These small folk had suitably tiny possessions, and their world was differently oriented from the mortal ...
Maal, Baaba
▪ 2005       One of the leading names in popular music in his native Senegal, singer and instrumentalist Baaba Maal raised his profile with a critically acclaimed North ...
maar
/mahr/, n. Geol. a circular volcanic landform resulting from explosive ash eruptions. [1820-30; < G Maar a depression filled with standing water (esp. in the Eifel district)] * * ...
Maar, Dora
▪ 1998       French photographer and painter who was one of Pablo Picasso's mistresses for eight years in the 1930s and '40s and was the subject of many of his portraits ...
maarib
▪ Jewish prayers also spelled  Maariv,  plural  Maaribim, or Maarivim,  Hebrew  Maʿariv         (“who brings on twilight”), Jewish evening prayers recited ...
Maariv
Seph. /mah ah rddeev"/; Ashk. /mah"rddiv/, n. Hebrew. the Jewish religious service conducted every evening. Also, Maarib. Cf. Minhah, Shaharith. [ma'aribh evening prayer] * * *
Maas
/mahs/, n. Dutch name of the Meuse. * * *
Maas, Peter
▪ 2002       American writer (b. June 27, 1929, New York, N.Y.—d. Aug. 23, 2001, New York), had a half-century-long career during which he published over a dozen books ...
Maasai
/mah suy", mah"suy/, n., pl. Maasais, (esp. collectively) Maasai. Masai. * * * ▪ people also spelled  Masai    nomadic pastoralists of East Africa. Maasai is essentially a ...
Maass, Clara
▪ American nurse born June 28, 1876, East Orange, N.J., U.S. died Aug. 24, 1901, Havana, Cuba       American nurse, the only woman and the only American to die during ...
Maastricht
/mahs"trddikht/, n. a city in the SE Netherlands, on the Maas River. 110,232. Flemish, Maestricht. * * * ▪ The Netherlands       gemeente (municipality), southeastern ...
Maastricht Treaty
➡ Maastricht * * * officially Treaty on European Union. Agreement that established the European Union (EU) as successor to the European Community. It bestowed EU citizenship ...
Maastrichtian Stage
▪ geology also spelled  Maestrichtian Stage        uppermost of the six main divisions in the Upper Cretaceous Series, representing rocks deposited worldwide during ...
Maat
/meuh aht", may"euht/, n. Egyptian Relig. the goddess personifying law and righteousness. * * * ▪ Egyptian goddess also spelled  Mayet        in ancient Egyptian ...
Maathai, Wangari
▪ Kenyan educator and government official in full  Wangari Muta Maathai  born April 1, 1940, Nyeri, Kenya    Kenyan politician and environmental activist who was awarded ...
Maazel, Lorin
▪ American conductor in full  Lorin Varencove Maazel   born March 6, 1930, Neuilly, France       conductor and violinist who, as music director of the Cleveland ...
Mab
/mab/, n. See Queen Mab. * * * ▪ English folklore also called  Queen Mab        in English folklore, the queen of the fairies. Mab is a mischievous but basically ...
MAb
Immunol. See monoclonal antibody. * * * ▪ English folklore also called  Queen Mab        in English folklore, the queen of the fairies. Mab is a mischievous but ...
Maba cranium
▪ hominin fossil       fossil fragments of an ancient human skull found in 1958 near the village of Maba (Ma-pa), Guangdong (Kwangtung) province, southern China. ...
Maban languages
      group of related languages spoken in the border area of Chad, The Sudan (Sudan, The), and the Central African Republic. The Maban languages form a branch of the ...
MABE
MABE abbr. Master of Agricultural Business and Economics. * * *
mabe pearl
/mayb, mah"bee/ a smooth cultured pearl cultivated in a hemispherical shape so that it has one flat and one convex surface. Also, mobe pearl. [orig. uncert.] * * *
Mabel
/may"beuhl/, n. a female given name. Also, Mabelle /may bel", may"bel/, Mable. * * *
Mabillon, Jean
▪ French scholar born Nov. 23, 1632, near Reims, Fr. died Dec. 27, 1707, Paris  French monastic scholar, antiquarian, and historian who pioneered the study of ancient ...
Mabini, Apolinario
▪ Filipino political leader born July 23, 1864, Talaga, Phil. died May 13, 1903, Manila       Filipino theoretician and spokesman of the Philippine Revolution, who ...
Mabinogion
Collection of 11 medieval Welsh tales based on mythology, folklore, and heroic legends. The tales have multiple authors and are versions of stories told and retold through the ...
Mabinogion, The
/mab'euh noh"gee euhn/ a collection of medieval Welsh romances that were translated (1838-49) by Lady Charlotte Guest. * * *
Mableton
/may"beuhl teuhn/, n. a town in NW Georgia. 25,111. * * *
Mabley, Moms
▪ American comedian byname of  Jackie Mabley , original name  Loretta Mary Aiken  born March 19, 1894, Brevard, North Carolina, U.S. died May 23, 1975, White Plains, New ...
Mabuse
Fr. /mann byuuz"/, n. Jan Flemish. /yahn/, (Jan Gossaert or Gossart), 1478?-1533?, Flemish painter. * * *
mac
mac1 /mak/, n. (often cap.) Informal. fellow; bud (a familiar term of address to a man or boy whose name is not known to the speaker). [1650-60; special use of MAC] mac2 /mak/, ...
Mac
/mak/, n. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Mac ind Óg Conchobar mac Nessa Mac Mahon Marie Edme Patrice Maurice count de * * *
Mac Family
▪ Vietnamese clan       Vietnamese clan that established a dynasty ruling the Tonkin area of northern Vietnam from 1527 to 1592.       The Mac family began as ...
Mac Lane, Saunders
▪ 2006       American mathematician (b. Aug. 4, 1909, Taftville, Conn.—d. April 14, 2005, San Francisco, Calif.), made significant contributions to modern algebra and ...
Mac OS
▪ operating system        operating system (OS) developed by the American computer company Apple Inc. The OS was introduced in 1984 to run the company's Macintosh line ...
Mac, Bernie
▪ 2009 Bernard Jeffrey McCullough        American comedian and actor born Oct. 5, 1957, Chicago, Ill. died Aug. 9, 2008, Chicago earned two Emmy nominations (2002 and ...
Mac-
a prefix found in many family names of Irish or Scottish Gaelic origin, as MacBride and Macdonald. Also, Mc-, Mc-, M'-. [ < Ir, ScotGael mac son, OIr macc; akin to Welsh, Cornish ...
Mac-Mahon, (Marie-Edme-Patrice-) Maurice, count de
later duke de Magenta born July 13, 1808, Sully, France died Oct. 17, 1893, Loiret French soldier and second president (1873–79) of the Third Republic. Descended from an ...
Mac-Mahon, Marie-Edme-Patrice-Maurice, comte de (count of), Duc De (duke of) Magenta
▪ president of France born July 13, 1808, Sully, Fr. died Oct. 17, 1893, Loiret       marshal of France and second president of the Third French Republic. During his ...
Mac.
Maccabees. * * *
macabre
/meuh kah"breuh, -kahb", -kah"beuhr/, adj. 1. gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible. 2. of, pertaining to, dealing with, or representing death, esp. its grimmer or uglier ...
macabrely
See macabre. * * *
macaco
/meuh kah"koh, -kay"-/, n., pl. macacos. 1. any of several lemurs, as Lemur macaco. 2. Obs. macaque. [1685-95; < Pg: monkey, presumably < a Bantu language of the Atlantic coast; ...
macadam
/meuh kad"euhm/, n. 1. a macadamized road or pavement. 2. the broken stone used in making such a road. [1815-25; named after J. L. McAdam (1756-1836), Scottish engineer who ...
macadamia
/mak'euh day"mee euh/, n. 1. any Australian tree of the genus Macadamia, esp. M. ternifolia, having whorled leaves and elongated clusters of pink flowers. 2. Also called ...
macadamia nut
macadamia nut [mak΄ə dā′mē ə] n. 〚ModL Macadamia, after John Macadam (died 1865), Scot chemist in Australia〛 a spherical, hard-shelled, edible nut from an Australian ...
macadamianut
mac·a·da·mi·a nut (măk'ə-dāʹmē-ə) n. The round, hard-shelled nut or the edible seed of the Australian tree Macadamia ternifolia, now cultivated in Hawaii.   [New ...
macadamization
See macadamize. * * *
macadamize
—macadamization, n. /meuh kad"euh muyz'/, v.t., macadamized, macadamizing. to pave by laying and compacting successive layers of broken stone, often with asphalt or hot ...
macadamizer
See macadamization. * * *
Macaire
▪ French poem       title often assigned to a French medieval epic poem, or chanson de geste, after one of its chief characters. Blanchefleur, wife of the aged and ...
Macanese
/mak'euh neez", -nees"/, n., pl. Macanese, adj. n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Macao. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Macao or its inhabitants. Also, Macaoan. [MACA(O) + -nese (-n- ...
Macao
/meuh kow"/, n. 1. a Portuguese overseas territory in S China, in the delta of the Zhu Jiang River and including two small adjacent islands. 280,000; 6 sq. mi. (16 sq. km). 2. ...
Macapá
/meuh keuh pah"/, n. a city in and the capital of Amapá, in NE Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. 140,624. * * * ▪ Brazil       city, capital of Amapá estado ...
Macapagal
/mah'kah pah gahl"/, n. Diosdado /dee'aws dah"daw/, 1910-97, Philippine statesman: president 1961-65. * * *
Macapagal, Diosdado
▪ 1998       Philippine politician who was president of the country from 1961 until his defeat by Ferdinand Marcos in 1965; during his term Macapagal instituted land ...
macaque
/meuh kak", -kahk"/, n. any monkey of the genus Macaca, chiefly of Asia, characterized by cheek pouches and, usually, a short tail: several species are threatened or ...
macarena
/mah'keuh ray"neuh, -ren"euh/, n. (often cap.) a dance performed in a group line or solo and following a rhythmic pattern of arm, hand, and hip movements in time to a Spanish ...
Macarius
▪ Russian Orthodox metropolitan Russian  Makary   born c. 1482 died Jan. 12, 1564, [Dec. 31, 1563, old style], Moscow       Russian metropolitan (archbishop) of ...
Macarius Magnes
▪ Eastern Orthodox bishop flourished 5th century       Eastern Orthodox bishop and polemicist, author of an apology for the Christian faith, a document of signal value ...
Macarius the Egyptian
▪ Egyptian monk also called  Macarius The Great   born AD 300, , Upper Egypt died AD 390, , Scete Desert, Egypt; feast day January 15       monk and ascetic who, as ...
macaroni
/mak'euh roh"nee/, n., pl. macaronis, macaronies for 2. 1. small, tubular pasta prepared from wheat flour. 2. an English dandy of the 18th century who affected Continental ...
macaroni wheat.
See durum wheat. [1900-05] * * *
macaronic
—macaronically, adv. /mak'euh ron"ik/, adj. 1. composed of or characterized by Latin words mixed with vernacular words or non-Latin words given Latin endings. 2. composed of a ...
macaroon
/mak'euh roohn"/, n. a drop cookie made of egg whites, sugar, usually almond paste or coconut, and sometimes a little flour. [1605-15; < MF macaron < dial. It maccarone cake or ...
MacArthur
/meuhk ahr"theuhr, meuh kahr"-/, n. Douglas, 1880-1964, U.S. general: supreme commander of allied forces in SW Pacific during World War II and of UN forces in Korea 1950-51. * * ...
MacArthur, Charles
▪ American playwright born Nov. 5, 1895, Scranton, Pa., U.S. died April 21, 1956, New York, N.Y.       American journalist, dramatist, and screenwriter, a colourful ...
MacArthur, Charles (Gordon)
born Nov. 5, 1895, Scranton, Pa., U.S. died April 21, 1956, New York, N.Y. U.S. journalist, playwright, and screenwriter. He worked as a reporter in Chicago and New York City ...
MacArthur, Douglas
born Jan. 26, 1880, Little Rock, Ark., U.S. died April 5, 1964, Washington, D.C. U.S. general. Son of Gen. Arthur MacArthur (1845–1912), he graduated from West Point, of ...
MacArthur, Ellen
▪ 2006       On Feb. 7, 2005, English yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur became a new legend in British maritime history when she crossed the finish line off Ushant, France, to ...
Macarthur, John
▪ Australian agriculturalist       (christened Sept. 3, 1767, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, Eng.—d. April 11, 1834, Camden, New South Wales), agriculturist and promoter ...
MacArthur,Douglas
Mac·Ar·thur (mĭk-ärʹthər), Douglas. 1880-1964. American general who served as U.S. chief of staff (1930-1935) and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World ...
Macartney rose
/meuh kahrt"nee/ a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers. [1805-15; named after George, 1st Earl ...
Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, Viscount Macartney of Dervock, baron of Lissanoure, Baron Macartney of Parkhurst and of Auchinleck, Lord Macartney
▪ British emissary born May 3, 1737, Lissanoure, County Antrim, Northern Ireland died March 31, 1806, Chiswick, Surrey, England       first British emissary to ...
Macas
▪ Ecuador       town, southeastern Ecuador. It lies on the Upano River along the eastern slopes of the Andes, at an elevation of 3,445 feet (1,050 m). Founded by the ...
Macassar
/meuh kas"euhr/, n. a former name of Ujung Pandang. Also, Makassar, Makasar. * * *
Macassar oil
1. an oil derived from materials said to be obtained from Macassar, formerly used as a hairdressing. 2. a similar oil or preparation for the hair. [1800-10] * * *
Macassar Strait.
See Makassar Strait. * * *
Macáu
/meuh kow"/, n. Macao. * * * Macau Introduction Macau Background: Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first ...
Macau's Return to China
▪ 2000       At a formal handover ceremony on Dec. 20, 1999, Macau, the last remaining dependent state in Asia and, therefore, the final vestige of European colonialism ...
Macaulay
—Macaulayan, adj. —Macaulayism, n. /meuh kaw"lee/, n. 1. Dame Rose, c1885-1958, English poet and novelist. 2. Thomas Babington /bab"ing teuhn/, 1st Baron, 1800-59, English ...
Macaulay, Catharine
▪ British historian née  Sawbridge , also called (from 1778)  Catharine Macaulay Graham   born April 2, 1731, Wye, Kent, Eng. died June 22, 1791, Binfield, near Windsor, ...
Macaulay, Dame Rose
▪ British author born , Aug. 1, 1881, Rugby, Warwickshire, Eng. died Oct. 30, 1958, London       author of novels and travel books characterized by intelligence, wit, ...
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron
▪ English politician and author Introduction in full  Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Rothley  born October 25, 1800, Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, ...
Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay of Rothley
born Oct. 25, 1800, Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, Eng. died Dec. 28, 1859, Campden Hill, London English politician, historian, and poet. While a fellow at Cambridge ...
Macaulay,Dame Rose
Ma·cau·lay (mə-kôʹlē), Dame Rose. 1881-1958. British writer whose witty, urbane novels include Potterism (1920) and The World My Wilderness (1950). * * *
Macaulay,Thomas Babington
Macaulay, Thomas Babington. First Baron Macaulay. 1800-1859. British historian, writer, and politician whose works include the popular History of England (1849-1861), numerous ...
macaw
/meuh kaw"/, n. any of various large, long-tailed parrots, chiefly of the genus Ara, of tropical and subtropical America, noted for their brilliant plumage and harsh ...
Macbeth
/meuhk beth", mak-/, n. 1. died 1057, king of Scotland 1040-57. 2. (italics) a tragedy (1606?) by Shakespeare. * * * ▪ king of Scots died August 15, 1057, near Lumphanan, ...
MacBeth, George Mann
▪ British writer born January 19, 1932, Shotts, Lanarkshire [now in North Lanarkshire], Scotland died February 16, 1992, Tuam, County Galway, Ireland       British poet ...
MacBride
/meuhk bruyd"/, n. Seán /shawn/, 1904-88, Irish politician and diplomat, born in France: Nobel peace prize 1974. * * *
MacBride, Seán
born Jan. 26, 1904, Paris, France died Jan. 15, 1988, Dublin, Ire. Irish statesman. Born to Irish patriots his mother was William Butler Yeats's beloved Maud Gonne ...
MacBride,Sean
Mac·Bride (mĭk-brīdʹ), Sean. 1904-1988. Irish politician who opposed Ireland's secession from Great Britain and was active in a number of international human rights ...
Macc
Macc abbrev. Bible Maccabees * * *
Macc.
Maccabees. * * *
Maccabaeus
/mak'euh bee"euhs/, n. Judas or Judah /jooh"deuh/, ("the Hammer"), died 160 B.C., Judean patriot: military leader 166-160 (son of Mattathias). * * *
Maccabaeus,Judas
Mac·ca·bae·us (măk'ə-bēʹəs), Judas. See Maccabeus, Judas. * * *
Maccabean
/mak'euh bee"euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to the Maccabees or Judas Maccabaeus. [1815-25; MACCABE(ES) + -AN] * * *
Maccabees
/mak"euh beez'/, n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) the members of the Hasmonean family of Jewish leaders and rulers comprising the sons of Mattathias and their descendants and reigning ...
Maccabees, The Books of the
▪ biblical literature Introduction Maccabees also spelled  Machabees        four books, none of which is in the Hebrew Bible but all of which appear in some ...
Maccabeus, Jonathan
▪ Jewish general also called  Apphus, Maccabeus  also spelled  Maccabaeus  died 143/142 BC       Jewish general, a son of the priest Mattathias, who took over the ...
Maccabeus, Judas
▪ Jewish leader also called  Judah Maccabee, Maccabeus  also spelled  Maccabaeus  died 161/160 BC       Jewish guerrilla leader who defended his country from ...
Maccabeus,Judas
Mac·ca·be·us also Mac·ca·bae·us (măk'ə-bēʹəs), Judas or Judah Died 160B.C. Jewish patriot and most famous member of the Maccabees family. His rededication of the ...
Maccabiah Games
▪ sport       international games held in Palestine (later Israel) from 1932, sponsored by the World Maccabi Union, an international Jewish sports organization founded ...
maccaboy
/mak"euh boy'/, n. a kind of snuff, usually rose-scented. Also, maccoboy. [1730-40; earlier macabao, macauba, mac(c)ouba < F macouba a kind of aromatic tobacco; special use of ...
MacCaig, Norman
▪ British poet in full  Norman Alexander MacCaig  born Nov. 14, 1910, Edinburgh, Scot. died Jan. 23, 1996, Edinburgh       one of the most important Scottish poets of ...
MacCaig, Norman Alexander
▪ 1997       Scottish poet (b. Nov. 14, 1910, Edinburgh, Scot.—d. Jan. 23, 1996, Edinburgh), was one of the most important Scottish men of letters of the 20th century. ...
maccaroni
/mak'euh roh"nee/, n., pl. maccaronis, maccaronies. macaroni. * * *
MacCarthy Island
▪ island, The Gambia also called  Jangjangbure,  originally  Lemain Island,         island, in the Gambia River, 176 miles (283 km) upstream from Banjul, central ...
MacCarthy, Sir Desmond
▪ English journalist in full  Sir Desmond Charles Otto MacCarthy  born May 20, 1877, Plymouth, Devon, Eng. died June 8, 1952, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire       English ...
Macchiaioli
Group of 19th-century Tuscan painters who reacted against the rule-bound art academies and looked to nature for instruction. The Macchiaioli felt that patches (macchia) of ...
Maccido, Muhammadu
▪ 2007 Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido Abubakar        19th sultan of Sokoto (b. April 20, 1926, Sokoto, Nigeria—d. Oct. 29, 2006, near Abuja, Nigeria), as head of the Sokoto ...
Macclesfield
▪ England, United Kingdom       town and borough (district), administrative and historic county of Cheshire, England. The borough includes a narrow strip of the ...
MacColl, Ewan
▪ British musician and author original name  James Miller   born Jan. 25, 1915, Auchterarder, Scot. died Oct. 22, 1989, London, Eng.       British singer, songwriter, ...
MacColl, Kirsty
▪ 2001       British singer and songwriter (b. Oct. 10, 1959, Croydon, Surrey, Eng.—d. Dec. 18, 2000, Cozumel, Mex.), had a two-decade-long career during which she had ...
MacCready, Paul Beattie
▪ 2008  American aerodynamicist born Sept. 29, 1925, New Haven, Conn. died Aug. 28, 2007, Pasadena, Calif. headed a team that designed and built both the first man-powered ...
MacDiarmid
MacDiarmid [mək dʉr′mid] Hugh (pseud. of Christopher Murray Grieve) 1892-1978; Scot. poet * * * (1892–1978) a Scottish poet. He wrote in the Scottish dialect known as ...
MacDiarmid, Alan G.
born April 14, 1927, Masterson, N.Z. U.S. chemist. He earned Ph.D.'s in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin at Madison (1953) and the University of Cambridge (1955). He ...

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