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Meaning of martin

mar•tin

Pronunciation: (mär'tn), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several swallows having a deeply forked tail and long, pointed wings. Cf.

Mar•tin

Pronunciation: (mär'tn), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1910, English biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1952.
  2. 1890–1974, Swiss composer.
  3. 1886–1955, U.S. airplane designer and manufacturer.
  4. 1836–97, U.S. painter.
  5. 1884–1968, U.S. political leader and publisher: Speaker of the House 1947–49, 1953–55.
  6. a.d. 316?–397, French prelate: bishop of Tours 370?–397.
  7. a male given name: from the name of the Roman god Mars.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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