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 Maroon (To).Marphi’sa (in Orlando Furioso). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Maro’zia,
 
daughter of Theodora. The infamous offspring of an infamous mother, of the ninth century. Her intrigues have rendered her name proverbial. By one she became the mother of Pope John XI. (See MESSALINA.)   1
 


 Maroon (To).Marphi’sa (in Orlando Furioso). 

 
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