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Mace has three principal meanings:

  • Mace (weapon), a weapon with a heavy head on a solid shaft used to bludgeon opponents
    • Flail (weapon), a spiked weapon on a chain
    • Ceremonial mace, an ornamented mace used in civic ceremonies
  • Mace (spray), a brand of tear gas, often used by police
  • Mace (spice), a spice derived from the aril of nutmeg

Mace may also refer to:

  • Mace (construction company), an international consultancy and construction company
  • Mace (store), a convenience store chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Mace (unit), an English term for a traditional Chinese measurement of weight
  • MGM-13 Mace, a U.S. tactical surface-to-surface missile
  • Mace: The Dark Age, a 1997 fighting game for arcades and the Nintendo 64
  • Mace debating, a particular style of debating

Personal names

  • Mace (surname)
  • Mace Neufeld, American film producer


  • Mace Windu, a character in the Star Wars movies
  • Mace Tyrell, a character in A Song of Ice and Fire books
  • Mace (G.I. Joe), a character in the G.I. Joe universe
  • Mace is the name of a character in the 1995 film Strange Days
  • Mace is the name of a character in the 2007 film Sunshine


  • Macé, a commune of Normandy, France
    • Hill 262 in Normandy, physical feature known as The Mace during World War II
  • Mace, Indiana, a small town in the United States
  • Mace's Hole, the former name of Beulah, Colorado
  • Mače, Croatia, a village and municipality in Croatia
  • Mače, Slovenia, a village in Slovenia


  • Major adverse cardiac events, criterion for evaluating cardiac treatments such as angioplasty
  • Major Atmospheric Cerenkov Experiment Telescope, a telescope being built by ECIL to be placed at Hanle

MACE (acronym)

  • MACE (gaming convention), Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo gaming convention
  • M.A.C.E. Music, American record label
  • Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, an Indian engineering college
  • Media Archive for Central England, a public sector regional film archive that collects, preserves and provides access to moving image material
  • Member of the Australian College of Educators
  • Metropolitan Architectural Consortium for Education
  • Models And Counter-Examples a computer software for model generation

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