maraaraa maraea

marae,  s. the sacred place formerly used for worship, where stones were piled up, altars erected, sacrifices offered, prayers made, and sometimes the dead deposited. [Dav : 4180] (note)
marae,  a. cleared of wood, weed, rubbish, as a garden, or the place of worship. [Dav : 4181]
marae,  s. autel païen, défriché, soigné. [Jau :1984] (note)