Martin, St. Martin(noun)
French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
Martin, Steve Martin(noun)
United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
Martin, Mary Martin(noun)
United States actress (1913-1990)
Martin, Dean Martin, Dino Paul Crocetti(noun)
United States singer (1917-1995)
any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas
Any of various passerine birds of the family Hirundinidae, which also includes swallows, that catch insects whilst flying.
originally given in honor of a fourth century soldier-saint.
for someone who lived near a mere.
Origin: From Martinus, Mars + -inus (diminutive suffix.
a perforated stone-faced runner for grinding
one of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows
Origin: [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.]
Martin is an American sitcom produced by HBO Independent Productions that aired for five seasons, from August 27, 1992 to May 1, 1997 on Fox. The show is both titled after and stars actor-comedian Martin Lawrence along with supporting characters Tichina Arnold, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne II, and Tisha Campbell. Reflecting the rising popularity of the Fox network throughout the 1990s, Martin was one of the network's highest-rated shows during the sitcom's five-season run. In contrast to the popularity of NBC's "Must See TV" on Thursday nights in the 1990s, many African American and Latino viewers flocked to Fox's Thursday night line-up of Martin, Living Single, and New York Undercover. In fact, these were the three highest-rated series among black households for the 1996–1997 season.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mär′tin, n. a bird of the swallow kind.—Also Mar′tinet. [The name Martin; cf. robin, &c.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name of five Popes: M. I., St., Pope from 649 to 655; M. II., Pope from 882 to 884; M. III., Pope from 942 to 946; M. IV., Pope from 1281 to 1285; M. V., Pope from 1417 to 1431, distinguished for having condemned Huss to be burned.
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Etymology and Origins
The common wall-swallow, corrupted from its Latin name Murten, from murus, a wall.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Martin' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2079
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Rank popularity for the word 'Martin' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1388
The numerical value of Martin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Martin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Martin in a Sentence
Let’s calm down a little bit, Martin, let’s tell the truth.
Irene Martin’s nomination for this valor award is scandalous.
Uncle Martin, as I knew him, deemed my mother the Movement Cook.
Martin McGuinness is a Michael Collins waiting to happen, no doubt.
I just got off the phone with Jonathan Martin of the New York Times.
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