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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. MAR-keh(Italian)
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Meaning & History

From the plural of Late Latin marca meaning "borderland, march", of Germanic origin. This is the name of a region in central Italy, named for the March of Ancona, a frontier region in the Carolingian Empire.
Other Languages & CulturesMarke(Croatian) Marches(French) Marken(German)
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