Definition of Marquis. Meaning of Marquis. Synonyms of Marquis

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Definition of Marquis

Marquis
Marquis Mar"quis, n. [F. marquis, OF. markis, marchis, LL. marchensis; of German origin; cf. G. mark bound, border, march, OHG. marcha. See March border, and cf. Marchioness, Marquee, Marquess.] A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by patent.

Meaning of Marquis from wikipedia

- A marquess (UK: /ˈmɑːrkwɪs/; French: marquis, [mɑʁki]) is a nobleman of high hereditary rank in various European peerages and in those of some of their...
- Marquis is a fetish magazine owned, operated, published and primarily photographed by Peter W. Czernich and Sandra Würdig. Based in Germany, Marquis covers...
- The Mercury Marquis is a model line of automobiles that was marketed by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company. Deriving its name from a French nobility...
- Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (French: [dɔnasjɛ̃ alfɔ̃z fʁɑ̃swa, maʁki də sad]; 2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary...
- The Mercury Grand Marquis is an automobile that was sold by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1975 to 2011. From 1975 to 1982, it was the...
- New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York City Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco,...
- Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (6 September 1757 – 20 May 1834) (known in the United States simply as Lafayette)...
- Jason Scott Marquis (/mɑːrˈkiː/; born August 21, 1978) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He pla**** in Major League Baseball (MLB) for...
- Donald Robert Perry Marquis (/ˈmɑːrkwɪs/ MAR-kwis; July 29, 1878 – December 29, 1937) was an American humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously...
- John Edward Marquis (born 16 May 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for League One club Portsmouth. Born in Lewisham,...
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