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Look up mare in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Mare may mean any of several things: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

  • A mare (horse) is a mature female horse.
  • Hence also applied to objects called horses because they resemble an equine, as in gray mare (compare a grey female horse)
  • a throw in wrestling
  • A mare (having a) is the reaction by others or oneself that you have done it wrong and or embarrassingly and had a "deathmare" hence "mare"
  • Historically, a reference to incubus/succubus (see also: Mara)
  • Walking (i.e. traveling by shank's mare)
  • Mare (band) is the name of a band from Toronto, signed to Hydra Head Records.
  • A Croatian nickname for Maria, common in Dalmatia
  • Mare is the Norwegian and Danish form of Mara; in Scandinavian folklore a kind of malignant female demon believed to cause nightmares

As a placename: 13 year old Peruvian Paso mare A broodmare and foal In English, a mare (an old Germanic word) is a female horse; the word is also an etymological root of marshal (originally marescalcus horse servant). Mares are considered easier to handle than males, which are called stallions or after castration... The word horse has a number of uses: Wiktionary has related dictionary definitions, such as: horse A horse is a large ungulate mammal of the equine family. ... Spanking (or smacking) is the most used traditional form of physical punishment, consisting of a sharp smack, usually with an open hand, applied on the buttocks. ... Gray is a coat color of horses, consisting of black skin, a white to dark gray coat, and a mane the same color or darker than the body coat. ... Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two competitors competing for a physical advantage. ... Incubus can refer to: Incubus (demon), a demon said to rape women while they slept Incubus (band), an American alternative rock band. ... A bracket carved as a winged succubus on the outside of an English inn, suggesting that a brothel could have been found inside. ... A mara or mare is a kind of malignant female wraith in Scandinavian folklore believed to cause nightmares. ... Shanks mare is a phrase referring to walking. ... Hydra Head Records is an independent record label which was set up in New Mexico by Aaron Turner in 1993. ... Maria is a female given name in many diverse cultures, including African, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Russian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Polish, English, and Bulgarian. ... Dalmatia, highlighted, on a map of Croatia. ... A mara or mare is a kind of malignant female wraith in Scandinavian folklore believed to cause nightmares. ... In common current usage, the term nightmare refers to dreams of particular intensity, with content that the sleeper finds disturbing, related either to physiological causes, such as a high fever, or to psychological ones, such as unusual trauma or stress in the sleepers life. ...

  • In geography:
    • Mares Province, a province in the Department of Santander, Colombia.
    • Maré is an atoll in the Loyalty Islands; see Maré Island.
    • Mare Island (Indonesia), volcano in Indonesia
    • a compound of various Romanian city names, e.g. Satu Mare, Baia Mare
    • Mare means sea in Latin, Romanian and Italian, where it enters as a component in balnear place names, e.g. Ortona Mare
    • Pissing Mare Falls in Newfoundland
  • In astronomy, the term is used for large features on planets, moons, etc. that look like a sea, even if no liquid is believed to have occurred on that celestial body.

In Romanian, Mare precedes various terms in compound words (as in Historical Romanian ranks and titles), meaning 'great -'. Motto: Santandereanos siempre adelante (Spanish: People of Santander always ahead) Anthem: Himno de Santander Santander shown in red Established May 13, 1857 Region Andes Region Capital Bucaramanga Number of Provinces 8 Number of Municipalities 87 Governor - Governors Political Party Hugo Heliodoro Aguilar Naranjo Civic Peoples Convergence Area Total... Maré Island is the second-largest island of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. ... Mare is a small volcanic island at the west side of Halmahera island, Indonesia. ... County Satu Mare County Status County capital Mayor Iuliu Ilyés, from Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, since 2004 Population (2002) 115. ... County Maramureş County Status County capital Mayor Cristian Anghel, National Liberal Party, since 2000 Area 233. ... For the three letter acronym, see SEA. For the ancient Jewish unit of volume, see Seah (unit). ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Pissing Mare Falls. ... The Lunar maria (singular: mare, IPA: //) are large, dark, basaltic plains on Earths Moon, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. ... Basalt Basalt (IPA: ) is a common gray to black extrusive volcanic rock. ... Look up lava, Aa, pahoehoe in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Apparent magnitude: up to -12. ... This is a glossary of historical Romanian ranks and titles used in principalities of Moldavia, Wallachia and Transylvania, and later in Romania. ...

The form Mares is also used as a given name. For a martyr of Persia with that name, see Zanitas and Lazarus of Persia. Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ... Zanitas and Lazarus of Persia (d. ...


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Mare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (161 words)
In English, a mare (an old Germanic word) is a female horse; the word is also an etymological root of marshal (originally a 'horse servant').
Mare is an atoll in the Loyalty Islands.
Thus, the Lunar mare is an ancient basaltic lava floodplain on Earth's Moon, usually inside an impact basin.
Satu Mare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (985 words)
Satu Mare (pronunciation in Romanian: /'sa.tu 'ma.re/; name in Hungarian: Szatmárnémeti, German: Sathmar) is a city with a population of 115,000 and the capital of Satu Mare County, Romania.
In 1721, Satu Mare, unified with Mintiu/Mintin, became a "royal free city" and prospered as an important center of trade and craftsmanship.
During the war at least 18,000 Jews from the Satu Mare area were deported and murdered in concentration and extermination camps.
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