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addaword.gifdefinition of Mary Janes

noun
plain shoes that have a strap across the instep
If you are a simple person who likes a more subdued style, consider a pair of Mary Janes. Mary Janes may look a little dull, but when you jazz’em up with the color purple, they suddenly become exciting!
Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/05/2012 16:29:00
Definition of Mary Janes from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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