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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a name given to a product or service;
[syn: trade name, brand name, brand, marque]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Marque \Marque\, n. [F. marque, in lettre de marque letter of marque, a commission with which the commandant of every armed vessel was obliged to be provided, under penalty of being considered a pirate or corsair; marque here prob. meaning, border, boundary (the letter of marque being a permission to go beyond the border), and of German origin. See March border.] (Law) A license to pass the limits of a jurisdiction, or boundary of a country, for the purpose of making reprisals. [1913 Webster] Letters of marque, Letters of marque and reprisal, a license or extraordinary commission granted by a government to a private person to fit out a privateer or armed ship to cruise at sea and make prize of the enemy's ships and merchandise. The ship so commissioned is sometimes called a letter of marque. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

marque n 1: a name given to a product or service [syn: trade name, brand name, brand, marque]