Meaning of MARTIN in English



Any of several species of songbirds in the family Hirundinidae.

In the U.S., the name refers to the purple martin ( Progne subis ), at 8 in. (20 cm) long, the largest U.S. swallow . The sand martin, or bank swallow ( Riparia riparia ), a 5-in. (12-cm) brown-and-white bird, breeds throughout the Northern Hemisphere, nesting in sandbank burrows. The house martin ( Delichon urbica ), blue-black above and white-rumped, is common in Europe. The African river martin ( Pseudochelidon eurystomina ) of the Congo is black, with red eyes and bill.


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Bormann Martin

Buber Martin

Bülow Bernhard Heinrich Martin Karl prince von

Charcot Jean Martin

Delany Martin Robison

Dies Martin Jr.

Frobisher Sir Martin

Furtwängler Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Wilhelm

Hall Charles Martin

Heade Martin Johnson

Heidegger Martin

Robert Martin Hull

Charles Martin Jones

King Martin Luther Jr.

Lipset Seymour Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp.

Luther Martin

Martin du Gard Roger

Martin of Tours Saint

Martin V

Martin Agnes

Martin Mary Virginia

Martin Paul

Martin Steve

Mulroney Martin Brian

Niemöller Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin

Siemens Martin process

Rathke Martin Heinrich

Ryle Sir Martin

Saint Martin

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Scorsese Martin

Marie Françoise Thérèse Martin

Van Buren Martin

Zinkernagel Rolf Martin

Edith Anna Oenone Somerville and Violet Florence Martin

Martins Peter

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