Pronunciation: (sOO' mär-kā' or, for 2, -kē'; Fr. sOO-mar-kā'), [key]
—pl. sous mar•quésPronunciation: (sOO' mär-kā' or, for 2, -kē'; Fr. sOO mar-kā'). [key]
1. a billon coin of France, issued in the 18th century for circulation in the colonies.
2. something that has little or no value. Also,sou mar•keePronunciation: (sOO' mär'kē). [key]
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