marquette marquette  /mɑr ˈkɛt/


  1. (n) French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
  2. (n) a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan


  1. Marquette student dies in ledge fall in Rome

    A Marquette University student studying abroad has died after falling from a ledge on the banks of a river in Rome.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Appleton Post-Crescent

  2. Marquette student dies studying abroad

    A Marquette University student and Greencastle native passed away Monday night while studying abroad in Rome. University officials say he fell from a ledge on a river. Read more at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  3. Marquette University student dies studying abroad in Rome

    Marquette University Junior Andrew Keith Carr died while studying abroad in Rome, Italy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS 58 Milwaukee


  1. "We were looking forward to playing a team that doesn't really know our stuff much," Neitzel said. "Then we drew Marquette with coach Crean, so that's kind of out the window."
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Drew Neitzel Source: Forbes

  2. "We certainly follow the standings," Pitino said. "Our players know Connecticut beat Marquette and will play Pittsburgh again. They understand that."
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Rick Pitino Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We're not going to win many games scoring 64 or 61 points like we did the last two, and we had some empty possessions in the last four minutes that really hurt us," Irish coach Mike Brey said. "Marquette made big plays. Veteran guys made big...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Mike Brey Source: USA Today

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