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Máj (archaic Czech for the month May; ) is a romantic poem by Karel Hynek Mácha in four cantos. It was fiercely criticized when first published, but since then has gained the status of one of the most prominent works of Czech literature; in Czech, the poem now is memorized by schoolchildren and continuously in print.


Maj may refer to:

  • Major, a rank of commissioned officer in many military forces
  • Máj, a romantic Czech poem by Karel Hynek Mácha
  • Máj (literary almanac), a Czech literary almanac published in 1858
  • Marshall Islands International Airport
  • MAJ or mis à jour - French expression meaning "revision date"
  • The name used on French language AZERTY keyboards for the Shift key
Máj (literary almanac)

Máj was a Czech literary almanac published in 1858 by a group of authors around Jan Neruda and Vítězslav Hálek.

Usage examples of "maj".

But now they were keeping the third Maj from ascertaining when it was safe to leave.

So the third Maj had swallowed his pride and left the Voyager officers alone.

Snarling, the third Maj lumbered across the bridge and shoved Isorag aside.

Kim took a closer look at the guards and decided the third Maj was right.

As the third Maj was sent sprawling into the prisoners ahead of him, something seemed to snap inside him.

Suddenly, she found herself looking into the face of Maj Jabin, unquestioned leader of the Kazon-Ogla.

Indeed, once Kate focused on her, Maj did not appear her normal collected self.

She wandered over to sit on the sofa beside Maj, who put out an arm and drew the child in to her.

She took a tray of dirty plates to the kitchen, pausing to switch on the already-filled coffeemaker, then went to let in Roz, Maj, and Mina.

Last night we had Roz and Maj over, and got to talking about religion and the conservative Right with their anti-gay programs and the bombing of abortion clinics.

Mina adores him, and Maj approves of the way he forces me to get some exercise.

She followed Maj out of the room, although there was a telephone on the desk, and closed the door.

She smiled at the memory, and at a framed picture of Mina and Maj at the zoo, in front of the orangutan enclosure.

Diana Lomax was emerging from the steel doors, deep in conversation with several supporters, among them Maj Freiling.

She told her to bring Maj to the hospital, reassured Lee that her own burns were minor, put down the receiver, and looked up to see Al Hawkin furiously shouldering his way through uniforms and nurses alike.