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Martin Luther King Day a holiday observed in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., an important black leader of the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Day is the third Monday of January.
martyr a person who chooses to die or be killed rather than give up his or her religion. [2 definitions]
marvel a thing, person, or event that causes wonder or amazement. [2 definitions]
marvelous causing wonder or amazement. [2 definitions]
Maryland a state in the eastern United States. Maryland lies on the Atlantic Coast between Delaware and Virginia. Its capital is Annapolis. (abbreviated: MD)
mascara a paste put on the eyelashes to make them look darker.
mascot an animal, person, or thing that is considered to bring good luck. Mascots are sometimes kept by a sports team.
masculine having to do with men or boys; male. [2 definitions]
mash a mixture of grain or meal and hot water that is fed to farm animals. [4 definitions]
mask a covering that hides all or part of the face. [6 definitions]
mason a person whose work is building with stone, brick, or cement.
masonry something built by a mason with stone, brick, or cement.
masquerade a party or ball at which the guests wear costumes and masks. [4 definitions]
Mass a religious ceremony in the Roman Catholic and certain other churches. At a Mass, people seek communion with God.
mass a large amount or number. [7 definitions]
Massachusetts a state in the northeastern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Boston. (abbreviated: MA)
massacre the killing of a large number of people or animals in a cruel and violent manner. [2 definitions]
massage a treatment of the body that involves rubbing and kneading to help the blood circulate better and to relax muscles. [2 definitions]
massive having a very large amount of matter; big and heavy; solid. [2 definitions]
mass media those ways of communicating that reach large numbers of people, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and radio.
mass production the making of goods in large numbers by means of machines or assembly lines.