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  • Maassluis

    Maassluis is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipalit...

  • Maastricht

    Maastricht is a city in the Netherlands. It is located in the southern part of the Dutch province...

  • Maat

    Maat or ma'at, also spelled māt or mayet, was the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, balance, ord...

  • Macaque

    The macaques constitute a genus of Old World monkeys of the subfamily Cercopithecinae.

  • Macaw

    Macaws are small to large, often colourful New World parrots. Of the many different Psittacidae (...

  • Macedonia (region)

    Macedonia is a geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe....

  • Machaon (physician)

    In Greek mythology, Machaon was a son of Asclepius. With Podalirius, his brother, he led an army ...

  • Machine

    A machine is a tool consisting of one or more parts that is constructed to achieve a particular g...

  • Machine gun

    A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm, usually designed to fire rounds i...

  • Machine tool

    A machine tool is a machine for shaping or machining metal or other rigid materials, usually by c...

  • Machining

    Conventional machining is a form of subtractive manufacturing, in which a collection of material-...

  • Mackerel

    Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of pelagic fish, mostly, but n...

  • Mâcon

    Mâcon is a small city in central France. It is prefecture of the Saône-et-Loire department, in th...

  • Macrinus

    Macrinus (Latin: Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus; ca. 165 – June 218), was Roman Empero...

  • Madagascar

    Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar (French: République de Madagascar) is an island...

  • Madame d'Aulnoy

    Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy (1650/1651–4 January 1705), also known ...

  • Madeira

    Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago that lies between 32°22.3′N 16°16.5′W / 32.3717°N 16.275°W...

  • Madeleine de Scudéry

    Madeleine de Scudéry (15 November 1607 – 2 June 1701), often known simply as Mademoiselle de Scud...

  • Madeleine of Valois

    Madeleine of France (10 August 1520 – 7 July 1537), also known as Magdalene of Valois, was a Fren...

  • Mademoiselle Mars

    Mademoiselle Mars, (Anne Françoise Hyppolyte Boutet Salvetat) (February 9, 1779-March 20, 1847), ...

  • Madonna (art)

    Images of the Madonna and the Madonna and Child or Virgin and Child are pictorial or sculptured r...

  • Madrid

    Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 millio...

  • Madurai

    Madurai is the third largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu with a population of over 1 m...

  • Maenad

    In Greek mythology, maenads were the female followers of Dionysus (Bacchus in the Roman pantheon)...

  • Magdeburg

    Magdeburg, is the largest city and the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. ...

  • Magenta, Lombardy

    Magenta is a town and comune in the province of Milan in Lombardy, northern Italy. It is notable ...

  • Maghnia

    Maghnia (formerly Marnia) is a town in Tlemcen Province, northwestern Algeria, near the border wi...

  • Magi

    Magi is a term, used since at least the 4th century BC, to denote followers of Zoroaster, or rath...

  • Magic (illusion)

    Magic (sometimes referred to as stage magic to distinguish it from paranormal or ritual magic) is...

  • Magic lantern

    The magic lantern or Laterna Magica is an early type of image projector developed in the 17th cen...

  • Magic (paranormal)

    Magic is the art of producing a desired effect or result through the use of incantation or variou...

  • Magistrate

    A magistrate is an officer of the state; in modern usage the term usually refers to a judge. This...

  • Magnentius

    Flavius Magnus Magnentius (303 – August 11, 353) was a usurper of the Roman Empire (January 18, 3...

  • Magnifying glass

    A magnifying glass (called a hand lens in laboratory contexts) is a convex lens that is used to p...

  • Magnolia

    Magnolia is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of ...

  • Magnus Maximus

    Magnus Maximus (Latin: Flavius Magnus Maximus Augustus) (ca. 335 – August 28, 388), also known as...

  • Magny-en-Vexin

    Magny-en-Vexin is a commune in the Val-d'Oise department in Île-de-France in northern France.

  • Magny-les-Hameaux

    Magny-les-Hameaux is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-ce...

  • Magoar

    Magoar is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

  • Magpie

    Magpies are passerine birds of the crow family, Corvidae. In Europe, "magpie" is often used by En...

  • Mahajanga

    Mahajanga is a city and a district on the north-west coast of Madagascar.

  • Mahalon

    Mahalon is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Mahmud II

    Mahmud II (20 July 1789 – 1 July 1839) was the 30th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1808 until ...

  • Mahout

    For the machine learning project, see Apache Mahout A mahout is a person who rides an elephant. T...

  • Maid Marian

    Maid Marian is the wife of the legendary English outlaw Robin Hood. Stemming from another, older ...

  • Maignelay-Montigny

    Maignelay-Montigny is a village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune wit...

  • Mail

    This article is about Postal services. For electronic mail, see Email. For other uses, see Mail (...

  • Mail (armour)

    Mail (maille, chainmail) is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a...

  • Mail carrier

    A mail carrier, mailman, postal carrier, postman, postwoman, postman/postwoman, letter carrier or...

  • Maillane

    Maillane is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France in the former provinc...

  • Maillezais

    Maillezais is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France...

  • Mailly-le-Camp

    Mailly-le-Camp is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

  • Maincy

    Maincy is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central...

  • Maintenance, repair, and operations

    Maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) or maintenance, repair, and overhaul involves fixing an...

  • Maintenon

    Maintenon is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 63.5 km (39.5 mi)...

  • Mainz

    Mainz (is a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. ...

  • Maisons-Laffitte

    Maisons-Laffitte is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-cen...

  • Maisse

    Maisse is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. Inhabitants of...

  • Maitreya

    Maitreya, Metteyya, or Jampa, is foretold as a future Buddha of this world in Buddhist eschatolog...

  • Maize

    Maize known in many English-speaking countries as corn or mielie/mealie, is a grain domesticated ...

  • Maja squinado

    Maja squinado (the European spider crab, spiny spider crab or spinous spider crab) is a species o...

  • Majorca

    Majorca or Mallorca is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the Balearic Islands. T...

  • Malachi

    Malachi, Malachias or Mal'achi was a Jewish prophet in the Hebrew Bible. He had two brothers, Nat...

  • Malakoff

    Malakoff is a suburban commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department southwest of Paris, France. It is...

  • Malaussène

    Malaussène is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

  • Malaysia

    Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states a...

  • Male

    Male (♂) refers to organisms with the physiological sex which produces sperm. Each spermatozoon c...

  • Malestroit

    Malestroit is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Malguénac

    Malguénac is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

    Malicorne-sur-Sarthe is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in n...

  • Malijai

    Malijai is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

  • Mallard

    The Mallard, or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the te...

  • Mallet

    A mallet is a kind of hammer, usually of rubber, or sometimes wood smaller than a maul or beetle ...

  • Malo (saint)

    Saint Malo (also known as Maclou or Mac'h Low, in Latin, as Maclovius or Machutus, and in Italian...

  • Malta

    Malta Listen/ˈmɒltə/, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Maltese: Repubblika ta' Malta), ...

  • Maltese cross

    The Maltese cross, also known as the Amalfi cross, is identified as the symbol of an order of Chr...

  • Malus

    Malus, the apples, are a genus of about 30–35 species of small deciduous trees or shrubs in the f...

  • Malva

    Malva was an Dacian settlement in present day Romania, where the Roman city of Romula was built. ...

  • Mamertus

    Saint Mamertus (died c. 475) was the Archbishop of Vienne in Gaul and is a saint in the Roman Cat...

  • Mammal

    Mammals are members of class Mammalia, air-breathing vertebrate animals characterised by the poss...

  • Mammoth

    A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with lon...

  • Man

    In English, lower case man (pl. men) refers to an adult human male (the term boy is the usual ter...

  • Manasseh of Judah

    Manasseh was a king of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the only son of Hezekiah with Hephzi-bah. He ...

  • Manatee

    Manatees are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows....

  • Mandarin (bureaucrat)

    A mandarin was a bureaucrat in imperial China, and also in the monarchist days of Vietnam where t...

  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule

    Mandelieu-La Napoule is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France, locat...

  • Mandolin

    A mandolin is a musical instrument in the lute family (plucked, or strummed). It descends from th...

  • Mandragora officinarum

    Mandragora officinarum is a species of the plant genus mandrake. Historically, it has been associ...

  • Mandray

    Mandray is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France. Inhabitants are...

  • Mandrill

    The mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is a primate of the Old World monkey (Cercopithecidae) family, c...

  • Manéhouville

    Manéhouville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north...

  • Mango

    The mango is a fleshy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous tropic...

  • Manigod

    Manigod is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern Fr...

  • Manlay

    Manlay is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Mannequin

    A mannequin (also called a dummy, lay figure or dress form) is an often articulated doll used by ...

  • Mannheim

    is a city in southwestern Germany. With about 315,000 inhabitants, Mannheim is the second-largest...

  • Mano, Landes

    Mano is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

  • Manolete

    Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez (4 July 1917 – 29 August 1947), better known as Manolete, was a...

  • Manor house

    A manor house is a country house that historically formed the administrative centre of a manor, t...

  • Manosque

    Manosque is the largest town and commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeaster...

  • Mansoura, Egypt

    Mansoura is a city in Egypt, with a population of 480,494. It is the capital of the Dakahlia Gove...

  • Mantes-la-Jolie

    Mantes-la-Jolie (often informally called Mantes) is a commune based in the Yvelines department in...

  • Mantis shrimp

    Mantis shrimp or stomatopods are marine crustaceans, the members of the order Stomatopoda. They m...

  • Mantua

    Mantua is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy, and capital of the province of the same name. Man...

  • Manure

    Manure is organic matter used as organic fertilizer in agriculture. Manures contribute to the fer...

  • Mao Zedong

    "Mao" redirects here. For other uses, see Mao (disambiguation). This is a Chinese name; the famil...

  • Map

    A map is a visual representation of an area—a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships betwe...

  • Maple

    Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple. Maples are variously classified in a ...

  • Marathon, Greece

    Marathon is a town in Greece, the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BC, in which the heavily ...

  • Marble

    Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most com...

  • Marc Arcis

    Marc Arcis was a French sculptor. He trained the painter Antoine Rivalz. He produced busts for a ...

  • Marcel Aymé

    Marcel Aymé (March 29, 1902 – October 14, 1967) was a French novelist, children's writer, humour ...

  • Marc Girardin

    Saint-Marc Girardin (February 22, 1801 - April 1, 1873) was a French politician and man of letter...

  • March

    March is in present time held to be the third month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian ...

  • Marchais, Aisne

    Marchais is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

  • Marchélepot

    Marchélepot is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

  • Marcheseuil

    Marcheseuil is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Marcoussis

    Marcoussis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 24.8 km (15.4 mi)...

  • Marc-Pierre de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson

    Not to be confused with Pierre de Voyer d'Argenson, Governor of New France http://www. biographi....

  • Marcus Atilius Regulus

    This is about the Roman general and consul; for other Romans of that name, see Marcus Atilius Reg...

  • Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180 AD), was ...

  • Marcus Aurelius Probus

    Probus (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus; c. 19 August 232 – September/October 282), was Ro...

  • Marcus Claudius Marcellus (Julio-Claudian dynasty)

    Marcus Claudius Marcellus (42 BC – 23 BC) was the eldest son of Octavia Minor, sister of Augustus...

  • Marcus Claudius Tacitus

    Tacitus (Latin: Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus; ca. 200 – June 276), was Roman Emperor from 275...

  • Marcus Manlius

    Marcus Manlius Capitolinus (died 384 BC) was consul of the Roman Republic in 392 BC. He was the b...

  • Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

    This article is about the Roman statesman and general. For the personal name, see Agrippa (praeno...

  • Mardi Gras

    The terms "Mardi Gras", "Mardi Gras season", and "Carnival season", in English, refer to events o...

  • Mardyck

    Mardyck is a former commune in the Nord department in northern France. Associated since 1980 with...

  • Marennes, Charente-Maritime

    Marennes is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. For a long time...

  • Mareuil-Caubert

    Mareuil-Caubert is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

  • Marey-sur-Tille

    Marey-sur-Tille is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Margaret of Anjou

    Margaret of Anjou (23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was the wife of King Henry VI of England. As s...

  • Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy

    Margaret of Austria (10 January 1480 – 1 December 1530) was, by her two marriages, Princess of As...

  • Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry

    Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (5 June 1523 – 15 September 1574) was the daughter of King F...

  • Margaret of Provence

    Margaret of Provence (Forcalquier, Spring 1221 – 21 December 1295, Paris) was Queen of France as ...

  • Margaret Theresa of Spain

    Margaret Theresa of Spain was Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Archduchess consort of Austria, Q...

  • Margaret the Virgin

    Margaret the Virgin, also known as Margaret of Antioch, virgin and martyr, is celebrated as a sai...

  • Margherita of Savoy

    Margherita of Savoy (Margherita Maria Teresa Giovanna; 20 November 1851 – 4 January 1926), was th...

  • Marguerite de Navarre

    Marguerite de Navarre (11 April 1492 – 21 December 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angoulême a...

  • Maria Carolina of Austria

    Maria Carolina of Austria (German: Maria Karolina von Österreich; Italian: Maria Carolina d'Austr...

  • Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies

    Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (Italian: Maria Cristina Ferdinanda di Borbone, principessa d...

  • Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)

    Maria Feodorovna (26 November 1847 – 13 October 1928), born Princess Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein...

  • Maria I of Portugal

    Maria I (17 December 1734 – 20 March 1816) was Queen regnant of Portugal and the Algarves from 17...

  • Maria Josepha of Austria

    Maria Josepha of Austria (Maria Josepha Benedikta Antonia Theresia Xaveria Philippine, Polish: Ma...

  • Maria Leopoldina of Austria

    Maria Leopoldina of Austria (Portuguese: Maria Leopoldina de Áustria; German: Maria Leopoldine vo...

  • Mariana of Austria

    Mariana of Austria (Maria Anna; 24 December 1634 – 16 May 1696) was Queen consort of Spain as the...

  • Marianne

    Marianne is a national emblem of France and an allegory of Liberty and Reason. She represents the...

  • Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress

    Archduchess Maria of Austria (21 June 1528 – 26 February 1603) was the spouse of Maximilian II, H...

  • Maria Theresa of Spain

    Maria Theresa of Spain (10 September 1638 – 30 July 1683), also known as Maria Theresa of Austria...

  • Marie Angélique Arnauld

    Jacqueline-Marie-Angélique Arnauld or Arnault, called La Mère Angélique (September 8, 1591 in Par...

  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette was an Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of France and of Navarre. She was th...

  • Marie d'Agoult

    Marie Catherine Sophie, Comtesse d'Agoult (December 31, 1805 – March 5, 1876), was a French autho...

  • Marie de France

    Marie de France ("Mary of France") was a medieval poet who was probably born in France and lived ...

  • Marie de' Medici

    Marie de Médicis (26 April 1575 – 4 July 1642), Italian Maria de' Medici, was Queen consort of Fr...

  • Marie François Xavier Bichat

    Marie François Xavier Bichat (November 14, 1771 – July 22, 1802), French anatomist and physiologi...

  • Marie Leszczyńska

    This is the correct spelling of the surname in modern Polish; various other spellings are also us...

  • Marie-Louise Damien

    Marie-Louise Damien (December 5, 1889 – January 31, 1978) was a French singer and actress better ...

  • Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma

    Marie Louise of Austria (Maria Ludovica Leopoldina Franziska Therese Josepha Lucia von Habsburg-L...

  • Mariemont, Belgium

    Mariemont, also Morlanwelz-Mariemont, now in the municipality of Morlanwelz, Hainaut, Belgium, is...

  • Marie Thérèse of France

    Marie Thérèse de France (Marie Thérèse Charlotte; 19 December 1778 – 19 October 1851) was the eld...

  • Marietta Alboni

    Marietta Alboni (6 March 1826 – 23 June 1894) was a renowned Italian contralto opera singer. Toge...

  • Marigny-le-Cahouët

    Marigny-le-Cahouët is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Marigny-le-Châtel

    Marigny-le-Châtel is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

  • Marine propulsion

    Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat acros...

  • Maringues

    Maringues is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.

  • Marino, Lazio

    Marino (Marinum or Castrimoenium in latin, Marini in local dialect) is an Italian city and comune...

  • Marionette

    A marionette is a puppet controlled from above using wires or strings depending on regional varia...

  • Maritime flag

    A maritime flag is a flag designated for use on ships, boats, and other watercraft. Naval flags a...

  • Maritsa

    The Maritsa or Evros is, with a length of 480 km, the longest river that runs solely in the inter...

  • Mark Antony

    Mark Antony (January 14, 83 BC – August 1, 30 BC) was a Roman politician and general. As a milita...

  • Market

    A market is one of many varieties of systems, institutions, procedures, social relations and infr...

  • Mark the Evangelist

    Mark the Evangelist is the traditional author of the Gospel of Mark. He is one of the Seventy Dis...

  • Marlbrough s'en va-t-en guerre

    Marlbrough s'en va-t-en guerre ("Marlborough Has Left for the War" also known as Mort et convoi d...

  • Marly-la-Ville

    Marly-la-Ville is a commune in the Val-d'Oise department in Île-de-France in northern France.

  • Marly-le-Roi

    Marly-le-Roi is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central...

  • Marly, Nord

    Marly is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is 3 km (1.9 mi) southeast of Va...

  • Marmot

    The marmots are generally large ground squirrels in the genus Marmota, of which there are 15 spec...

  • Marne (river)

    The Marne is a river in France, a right tributary of the Seine in the area east and southeast of ...

  • Marolles-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne

    Marolles-en-Brie is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in nor...

  • Marrakech

    Marrakech or Marrakesh, known as the "Ochre City", with a population of over 1,000,000 inhabitant...

  • Marriage

    Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a social union or legal contract between people ca...

  • Marriage at Cana

    In Christianity, the transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana...

  • Mars

    Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. Named after the Roman god of war, Mar...

  • Marseille

    Marseille, known in antiquity as Massilia or Massalia, is the second largest city in France, afte...

  • Marshal

    Marshal (also spelled marshall, more commonly in British English than American English), is a wor...

  • Marsyas

    In Greek mythology, the satyr Marsyas is a central figure in two stories involving death: in one,...

  • Marten

    For the Wiltshire village, see Marten, Wiltshire. For the town in Bulgaria, see Marten, Bulgaria....

  • Martha

    Martha of Bethany is a biblical figure described in the Gospels of Luke and John. Together with h...

  • Martigny, Seine-Maritime

    Martigny is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern ...

  • Martigues

    Martigues (Occitan: Lo Martegue in classical norm, Lou Martegue in Mistralian norm) is a commune ...

  • Martina of Rome

    Martina of Rome was a Roman martyr under emperor Alexander Severus. She is a patron saint of Rome...

  • Martin Bucer

    Martin Bucer (11 November 1491 – 28 February 1551) was a Protestant reformer based in Strasbourg ...

  • Martinique

    Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of ...

  • Martin Luther

    (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and iconic...

  • Martin of Tours

    Martin of Tours (Latin: Sanctus Martinus Turonensis; 316 – November 8, 397) was a Bishop of Tours...

  • Martyr

    A martyr is somebody who suffers persecution and death for refusing to renounce, or accept, a bel...

  • Marxism

    Marxism is an economic and sociopolitical worldview and method of socioeconomic inquiry that cent...

  • Mary II of England

    Mary II (30 April 1662 – 28 December 1694) was joint Sovereign of England, Scotland, and Ireland ...

  • Mary I of England

    Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 ...

  • Mary Magdalene

    Mary Magdalene (original Greek Μαρία ἡ Μαγδαληνή), or Mary of Magdala, was one of Jesus' most cel...

  • Mary (mother of Jesus)

    Mary, variously called Saint Mary, Mother Mary, the Virgin Mary, the Theotokos, the Blessed Virgi...

  • Mary of Burgundy

    Mary of Burgundy (13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482) ruled the Burgundian territories in Low Count...

  • Mary Tudor, Queen of France

    Mary Tudor (18 March 1496 - 25 June 1533) was the younger sister of King Henry VIII of England an...

  • Mascara, Algeria

    Mascara is the capital city of Mascara Province, Algeria, in northwestern Algeria. It has 150,000...

  • Maser, Veneto

    Maser is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto, located...

  • Masinissa

    Masinissa (c. 240 or 238 BC - c. 148 BC) — also spelled Massinissa and Massena — was the first Ki...

  • Mask

    A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance or...

  • Masonry

    Masonry is the building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar;...

  • Massa

    Massa   is a town and comune in Tuscany, central Italy, the administrative centre of the province...

  • Massacre

    The term massacre is derived from the Latin term "mass sacrifice". The first recorded use in Engl...

  • Massacre of the Innocents

    The Massacre of the Innocents was an episode of infanticide by Herod the Great, the king of Iudae...

  • Massif Central

    The Massif Central is an elevated region in south-central France, consisting of mountains and pla...

  • Massif de l'Esterel

    The Esterel Massif is a coastal mountain range in the departments of Var and Alpes-Maritimes in P...

  • Mass (liturgy)

    "Mass" is one of the names by which the sacrament of the Eucharist is called in the Roman Catholi...

  • Match

    A match is a tool for starting a fire under controlled conditions. A typical modern match is made...

  • Mathematician

    A mathematician is a person with an extensive knowledge of mathematics, a field that has been inf...

  • Mathematics

    "Maths" and "Math" redirect here. For other uses see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disam...

  • Matignon, Côtes-d'Armor

    Matignon is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Mating

    In biology, mating is the pairing of opposite-sex or hermaphroditic organisms for copulation. In ...

  • Mattathias

    "Matityahu" redirects here. For the Israeli settlement, see Matityahu, Mateh Binyamin. Mattathias...

  • Matterhorn

    The Matterhorn (German), Monte Cervino (Italian) or Mont Cervin (French), is a mountain in the Pe...

  • Matthäus Merian

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  • Mende, Lozère

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  • Ménil-Hubert-en-Exmes

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  • Merdrignac

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  • Merlevenez

    Merlevenez is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

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  • Mers-les-Bains

    Mers-les-Bains is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

  • Méry-sur-Seine

    Méry-sur-Seine is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

  • Mesnil-Saint-Nicaise

    Mesnil-Saint-Nicaise is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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  • Messene

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  • Metz

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  • Meudon

    Meudon is a municipality in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is in the département o...

  • Meuilley

    Meuilley is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Meulan-en-Yvelines

    Meulan-en-Yvelines (formerly Meulan) is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France...

  • Meung-sur-Loire

    Meung-sur-Loire is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France. It was the site of...

  • Meursault

    Meursault is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in Bourgogne (Burgundy) in eastern France.

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  • Meuse (river)

    The Maas or Meuse is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the...

  • Mexico

    Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal constitutional republic in North Ameri...

  • Meyrargues

    Meyrargues is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

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  • Mézidon-Canon

    Mézidon-Canon is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northweste...

  • Mézos

    Mézos is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

  • Mezzetino

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  • Micah (prophet)

    Micah, meaning “who is like Jah", was a prophet who prophesied from approximately 737-690 BC in J...

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    Michaël Eytzinger (Freiherr Michael von Aitzing, Aitzinger, Eyzinger, or Eitzing), was an Austria...

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  • Michel Adanson

    Michel Adanson (7 April 1727 – 3 August 1806) was a French naturalist of Scottish descent.

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    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as M...

  • Michel de Marolles

    Michel de Marolles (22 July 1600, Genillé - 6 March 1681, Paris), known as the abbé de Marolles, ...

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  • Migné-Auxances

    Migné-Auxances is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western Fr...

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    Minihy-Tréguier is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in north-western France.

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  • Misery, Somme

    Misery is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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  • Missolonghi

    Missolonghi (Greek: Μεσολόγγι, Mesolóngi, older forms Mesolongi, Misolonghi, Mesolongion) is a to...

  • Mist

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  • Modena

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  • Modesty

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  • Moirai

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  • Moloy

    Moloy is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Momus

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  • Monaco

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  • Monastery

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  • Monastir, Tunisia

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  • Monceaux

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  • Moncontour, Côtes-d'Armor

    Moncontour is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Mondoñedo

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  • Mondragon, Vaucluse

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  • Money

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  • Mongoloid

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  • Monimus

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  • Monkey

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  • Monocle

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  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire

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  • Montargis

    Montargis is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France on the Loing river. The t...

  • Montataire

    Montataire is a town in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune within the dép...

  • Montauban

    Montauban is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Midi-Pyrénées region in southern ...

  • Montbard

    Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region in ea...

  • Montbéliard

    Montbéliard is a city in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France. It i...

  • Montbenoît

    Montbenoît is a commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

  • Mont Blanc

    Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps, Wester...

  • Montceau-les-Mines

    Montceau-les-Mines is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in ea...

  • Montchauvet, Yvelines

    Montchauvet is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central ...

  • Montcourt-Fromonville

    Montcourt-Fromonville is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region i...

  • Montdauphin

    Montdauphin is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-ce...

  • Mont-Dol

    Mont-Dol is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

  • Montebello della Battaglia

    Montebello della Battaglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pavia in the Italian reg...

  • Montefiascone

    Montefiascone is a town and comune of the province of Viterbo, Italy, located on a hill on the so...

  • Montélimar

    Montélimar is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. It is the second-largest ...

  • Montépilloy

    Montépilloy is a small village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune with...

  • Montereau, Loiret

    Montereau is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

  • Monterfil

    Monterfil is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Monte Rosa Massif

    The Monte Rosa Massif (Italian: Massiccio del Monte Rosa; German: Monte Rosa Gruppe; French: Mass...

  • Montesquieu

    Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply M...

  • Montfaucon, Doubs

    Montfaucon is a commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

  • Montfermeil

    Montfermeil is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 17.2 km (10.7 mi)...

  • Montfort-l'Amaury

    Montfort-l'Amaury is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-ce...

  • Montgenèvre

    Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

  • Montgeron

    Montgeron is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.5 km (11.5 ...

  • Montguillon

    Montguillon is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

  • Month

    A month is a unit of time, used with calendars, which was first used and invented in Mesopotamia,...

  • Monthelon, Saône-et-Loire

    Monthelon is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern Fra...

  • Montigny-sur-Loing

    Montigny-sur-Loing is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in n...

  • Montivilliers

    Montivilliers is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in nort...

  • Montjean-sur-Loire

    Montjean-sur-Loire is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

  • Mont-la-Ville

    Mont-la-Ville is a municipality of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, located in the district of ...

  • Mont-l'Évêque

    Mont-l'Évêque is a small village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune wi...

  • Montlhéry

    Montlhéry is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. It is locat...

  • Montluel

    Montluel is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is situated on the outskirts of...

  • Montmacq

    Montmacq is a village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune within the dé...

  • Montmédy

    Montmédy is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

  • Montmélian

    Montmélian is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

  • Montmirail, Marne

    Montmirail is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

  • Montmorency, Val-d'Oise

    Montmorency is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.3 km (9.5 mi)...

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir

    Montoire-sur-le-Loir is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France. The inhabitan...

  • Montpellier

    Montpellier is a city in southern France. It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, a...

  • Montpezat-sous-Bauzon

    Montpezat-sous-Bauzon is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

  • Montreal

    Montreal is a city in Canada. It is the largest city in the province of Quebec, the second-larges...

  • Montrésor

    Montrésor is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

  • Montreuil-aux-Lions

    Montreuil-aux-Lions is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

  • Montreuil-Bellay

    Montreuil-Bellay is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. It is located c...

  • Montreuil-Juigné

    Montreuil-Juigné is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. It is around 10...

  • Montreuil, Pas-de-Calais

    Montreuil or Montreuil-sur-Mer is a sub-prefecture in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern Fr...

  • Montreuil-sur-Maine

    Montreuil-sur-Maine is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

  • Montrozier

    Montrozier is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

  • Montsoreau

    Montsoreau is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. The Château de Montso...

  • Mont Ventoux

    Mont Ventoux (Ventour in Provençal) is a mountain in the Provence region of southern France, loca...

  • Moon

    The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth, and the fifth largest satellite in the Solar...

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight is the light that reaches Earth from the Moon, consisting mostly of sunlight, with some...

  • Morality

    Morality (from the Latin moralitas "manner, character, proper behavior") is the differentiation o...

  • Morcenx

    Morcenx is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

  • Morchella

    Morchella, the true morels, is a genus of edible mushrooms closely related to anatomically simple...

  • Mordecai

    Mordecai or Mordechai is one of the main personalities in the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible....

  • Morestel

    Morestel is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

  • Moret-sur-Loing

    Moret-sur-Loing is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in nort...

  • Morez

    Morez is a commune of the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France. The town is mostly ...

  • Morgan le Fay

    Morgan le Fay /ˈmɔrɡən lə ˈfeɪ/, alternatively known as Morgan le Faye, Morgane, Morgaine, Morgan...

  • Morienval

    Morienval is a village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune within the d...

  • Morieux

    Morieux is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Morlaàs

    Morlaàs is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. It is the se...

  • Morlaix

    Morlaix is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in northwestern France. It is a sub-...

  • Morning

    The word morning originally referred to the sunrise but today usually refers to the period of tim...

  • Morocco

    Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country located in North Africa. It has a popula...

  • Morpheus (mythology)

    Morpheus in Greek mythology is the god of dreams, leader of the Oneiroi. Morpheus has the ability...

  • Morphology (biology)

    In biology, morphology is a branch of bioscience dealing with the study of the form and structure...

  • Morsalines

    Morsalines is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

  • Mortain

    Mortain is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

  • Mortar and pestle

    A mortar and pestle is a tool used to crush, grind, and mix solid substances. The pestle is a hea...

  • Morteau

    Morteau is a commune, in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

  • Mortefontaine, Oise

    Mortefontaine is a small village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune wi...

  • Mortemer, Oise

    Mortemer is a small village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune within ...

  • Mortification of the flesh

    Mortification of the flesh is the institutional expiatory act of a person or group's penance for ...

  • Mortrée

    Mortrée is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

  • Morus (plant)

    Morus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Moraceae. The 10–16 species of deciduous trees...

  • Morvan

    The Morvan is a mountainous massif lying just to the west of the Côte d'Or escarpment in Burgundy...

  • Mosaic

    Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, ...

  • Moscow

    Moscow is the capital and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major politi...

  • Moselle (river)

    The Moselle is a river flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany. It is a left tributary of...

  • Moses

    Moses was, according to the Hebrew Bible and Qur'an, a religious leader, lawgiver and prophet, to...

  • Moskva River

    The Moskva River (Russian: река Москва, Москва-река, Moskva-reka) is a river that flows through t...

  • Mosque

    A mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. The word entered English from a French wor...

  • Mosquito

    The mosquitoes are a family of small, midge-like flies: the Culicidae. Although a few species are...

  • Moss

    Mosses are small, soft plants that are typically 1–10 cm (0.4–4 in) tall, though some species are...

  • Moss, Norway

    Moss, Norway is a coastal town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative c...

  • Moth

    A moth is an insect related to the butterfly, both being of the order Lepidoptera. Most of this o...

  • Mother

    A mother (or mum/mom) is a woman who has raised a child, given birth to a child, and/or supplied ...

  • Mother goddess

    Mother goddess is a term used to refer to a goddess who represents motherhood, fertility, creatio...

  • Motivation

    Motivation is a term that refers to a process that elicits, controls, and sustains certain behavi...

  • Motorcycle

    A motorcycle (also called a motorbike, bike, moto or cycle) is a two or three wheeled motor vehic...

  • Motreff

    Motreff is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

  • Motte-and-bailey castle

    A motte-and-bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep situated on a raised ear...

  • Mouchy-le-Châtel

    Mouchy-le-Châtel is a small village in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune...

  • Moulineaux

    Moulineaux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in norther...

  • Moulinet, Alpes-Maritimes

    Moulinet is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

  • Moulins, Allier

    Moulins is a commune in central France, capital of the Allier department. Among its many tourist ...

  • Moulins-Engilbert

    Moulins-Engilbert is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

  • Mountain

    Error: image is invalid or non-existent A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the s...

  • Mountaineering

    Mountaineering or mountain climbing is the sport, hobby or profession of hiking, skiing, and clim...

  • Mount Carmel

    Mount Carmel is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea...

  • Mount Circeo

    Monte Circeo or Cape Circeo is a mountain remaining as a promontory that marks the southwestern l...

  • Mount Etna

    Mount Etna, is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, close to Messina and Catania....

  • Mount Gerizim

    Mount Gerizim is one of the two mountains in the immediate vicinity of the West Bank city of Nabl...

  • Mount Helicon

    Mount Helicon is a mountain in the region of Thespiai in Boeotia, Greece, celebrated in Greek myt...

  • Mount Ida (Crete)

    Mount Ida, known variously as Idha, Ídhi, Idi, Ita and now Psiloritis (Greek: Ψηλορείτης, "high m...

  • Mount Meru

    Mount Meru, also called Sumeru i.e. the "Excellent Meru" and Mahameru i.e. "Great Meru", is a sac...

  • Mount Olympus

    Mount Olympus (Greek: Όλυμπος ; also transliterated as Olympos, and on Greek maps, Oros Olympos) ...

  • Mount Parnassus

    Mount Parnassus, also Parnassos, is a mountain of limestone in central Greece that towers above D...

  • Mount Sinai

    Mount Sinai, also known as Mount Horeb, is a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt that is the...

  • Mount Vesuvius

    Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east ...

  • Mount Zion

    Mount Zion is a site in Jerusalem, the location of which appears to have shifted several times in...

  • Mouriès

    Mouriès is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

  • Mourning

    Mourning is, in the simplest sense, synonymous with grief over the death of someone. The word is ...

  • Mouse

    A mouse is a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, characteristically having a pointed ...

  • Mousseaux-Neuville

    Mousseaux-Neuville is a commune in the Eure department in Haute-Normandie in northern France.

  • Moustache

    A moustache is facial hair grown on the outer surface of the upper lip. It may or may not be acco...

  • Moustey

    Moustey is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

  • Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

    Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, (Mostiers Santa Maria in Occitan) is a commune in th...

  • Mouth

    The mouth is the first portion of the alimentary canal that receives food and saliva. The oral mu...

  • Moutiers-Saint-Jean

    Moutiers-Saint-Jean is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

  • Mouzaïa

    Mouzaïa is a town and commune in Blida Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a p...

  • Mouzon, Ardennes

    Mouzon is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.

  • Movie camera

    This article is about motion picture film cameras. See video camera for cameras which record imag...

  • Movie theater

    A movie theater (also called a movie house, film theater, film house, picture theater or cinema) ...

  • Moving company

    A moving company, removalist, or van line is a company that helps people and businesses relocate ...

  • Mozambique

    Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, is a country in southeastern Africa bordered b...

  • Mozé-sur-Louet

    Mozé-sur-Louet is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

  • Mudra

    A mudrā is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudrās involve the e...

  • Muhammad

    Muhammad, full name: Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allāh Ibn `Abd al-Muttalib was a leader from Mecca who uni...

  • Muhammad Ali of Egypt

    Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas'ud ibn Agha (Mehmet Ali Pasha in Albanian; Kavalalı Mehmet Ali Paşa in ...

  • Muhammad XII of Granada

    Abu `Abdallah Muhammad XII (c.  1460 – c.  1533), known as Boabdil (a Spanish rendering of the na...

  • Mule

    For other uses, see Mule (disambiguation) A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female h...

  • Mule (footwear)

    Mule, a French word, is a style of shoe that is backless and often closed-toed. Mules can be any ...

  • Mulhouse

    Mulhouse is a city and commune in eastern France, close to the Swiss and German borders. With a p...

  • Munich

    Munich (is the capital and the largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the ...

  • Münster

    Münster is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the northern ...

  • Mural

    A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large per...

  • Murano

    Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. It lies a...

  • Murato, Haute-Corse

    Murato is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

  • Mur-de-Barrez

    Mur-de-Barrez is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

  • Mûr-de-Bretagne

    Mûr-de-Bretagne is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.

  • Murder

    Murder is the unlawful killing, with malice aforethought, of another human, and generally this st...

  • Murols

    Murols is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

  • Musa (genus)

    Musa is one of three genera in the family Musaceae; it includes bananas and plantains. There are ...

  • Muscle

    Muscle (from Latin musculus, diminutive of mus "mouse") is a contractile tissue of animals and is...

  • Muscovy Duck

    The Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) is a large duck native to Mexico, Central, and South America....

  • Muse

    The Muses in Greek mythology, poetry, and literature, are the goddesses of the inspiration of lit...

  • Museum

    A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientif...

  • Mushroom

    A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above groun...

  • Music

    Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Its common elements are pitch, rhythm, dy...

  • Musical instrument

    A musical instrument is a device created or adapted for the purpose of making musical sounds. In ...

  • Music hall

    Music Hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment which was popular between 1850 and 1960....

  • Musician

    A musician usually plays a musical instrument, especially (although not necessarily) as a profess...

  • Music stand

    A music stand is a device that holds sheet music in a position that allows the musician to read i...

  • Musket

    A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smooth bore long gun, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed...

  • Muskmelon

    Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) is a species of melon that has been developed into many cultivated varie...

  • Mussy-sous-Dun

    Mussy-sous-Dun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in easter...

  • Mustelidae

    Mustelidae (from Latin mustela, weasel), commonly referred to as the weasel family, are a family ...

  • Mut

    Mut, which meant mother in the ancient Egyptian language, was an ancient Egyptian mother goddess ...

  • Mute Swan

    The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the duck, goose and swan f...

  • Mutilation

    Mutilation or maiming is an act of physical injury that degrades the appearance or function of an...

  • Myans

    Myans is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

  • Myrrha

    Myrrha, also known as Smyrna, is the mother of Adonis in Greek mythology. She was transformed int...

  • Myrtus

    Myrtus (myrtle) is a genus of one or two species of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, nat...

  • Mythology

    For other uses, see Myth (disambiguation), Mythology (disambiguation), and Mythos (disambiguation...

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