noun Etymology: Marseilles, France Date: 1762 a firm cotton fabric that is similar to piqué

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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 — 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 — city in southern France, from Fr. Marseille, ultimately from Gk. Massilia, probably from a pre Latin language of Italy, perhaps Ligurian mas spring …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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n. [sometimes m ] a thick, strong, figured or striped cotton cloth with a raised weave, somewhat resembling piqué: originally made in Marseille Marseilles2 [mär sā′, märsālz′] Eng.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

  • marseilles — /mahr saylz /, n. a thick cotton fabric woven in figures or stripes with an embossed effect, chiefly for bedspreads and other coverings. [1755 65; after MARSEILLES] * * * …   Universalium

  • Marseilles — Original name in latin Marseilles Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 41.33087 latitude 88.70813 altitude 161 Population 5094 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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