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In New Orleans and lots of Roman Catholic nations, the Tuesday social gathering is preceded through per week or extra of parades and events. marijuana now not marihuana. Marines Capitalize while bearing on U. S. forces: the U. S. Marines, the Marines, the Marine Corps, Marine rules. don't use the abbreviation USMC. Capitalize Marine whilst bearing on a person in a Marine Corps unit: he's a Marine. don't describe Marines as squaddies, that is regularly linked to the military. Use troops if a frequent time period is required. Maritime Provinces The Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. marketbasket, market marquess, marchioness, marquis, marquise See the Aristocracy. 159-174_M. indd 151 Marshall Islands Named for John Marshall, a British explorer. In datelines, supply the identify of a urban and Marshall Islands. record the identify of anyone island within the textual content. marshal, marshaled, marshaling, Marshall Marshal is the spelling for either the verb and the noun: Marilyn will marshal her forces. Erwin Rommel used to be a box marshal. Marshall is utilized in right names: George C. Marshall, John Marshall, the Marshall Islands. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Federal vacation honoring Martin Luther King Jr. , who used to be born Jan. 15, 1929, is at the 3rd Monday in January. It was once first celebrated in 1986. Marxism (Marxist) The approach of notion built through Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. See the political events and philosophies access. Maryland Abbrev. : Md. See country names. Mason-Dixon Line The boundary line among Pennsylvania and Maryland, mostly considered as setting apart the North from the South. (Named for 18th-century surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, the road later was once prolonged to West Virginia. ) Mass it truly is celebrated, no longer acknowledged. continually capitalize while bearing on the rite, yet lowercase any previous adjectives: excessive Mass, low Mass, requiem Mass. In jap Orthodox church buildings the right kind time period is Divine Liturgy. See Roman Catholic Church. 3/5/05 9:01:22 AM 152 Massachusetts Abbrev. : Mass. Legally a commonwealth, now not a kingdom. See nation and kingdom names. grasp of Arts, grasp of technological know-how A master’s measure or a master’s is appropriate in any reference. See educational levels. matrimony See sacraments. adulthood In a monetary experience, the date on which a bond, debenture or observe needs to be repaid. See personal loan terminology in company guidance. might even see months. could Day, mayday could Day is may possibly 1, usually saw as a festive or political vacation. Mayday is the overseas misery sign, from the French m’aider, that means “help me. ” mayors’ convention See U. S. convention of Mayors. MC For grasp of ceremonies, yet basically in quoted subject. See emcee. M. D. A note corresponding to health care provider or health care provider is most well liked. (The sessions within the abbreviation are an exception to Webster’s. ) See health professional and educational titles. meager suggest See the typical, suggest, median, norm access. Medal of Freedom it really is now the Presidential Medal of Freedom. See access below that identify. 159-174_M. indd 152 Medal of Honor The nation’s optimum army honor, presented via Congress for threat of existence in wrestle past the decision of responsibility.