Martian (disambiguation)

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The word Martian is the adjectival form of the god or the planet Mars, and is thus used in phrases such as Martian year, Martian rocks, etc.

Martian, Martians, The Martian, The Martians, or variant, can also refer to:

  • Martian, a hypothetical inhabitant of the planet Mars
  • Martian language, nickname for unconventional representation of Chinese characters online
    • Barsoomian language, the fictional language of the Martians in the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Alien language, for hypothetical languages that extraterrestrial beings such as Martians would use
  • Martian packets, in computer networking, information packets with non-routable source addresses
  • Martian scientist, a hypothetical Martian frequently employed in thought experiments as an outside observer of conditions on Earth


  • The name used for the Martius family of ancient Rome, in William Shakespeare's play Coriolanus
  • Martian Manhunter (also known as Ajax and J'on J'onz), a fictional comic book character from DC Comics
  • Marvin the Martian, a character appearing in the Looney Tunes cartoons



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