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[moo r] /mʊər/
a river in S central Austria, NE Slovenia, and N Croatia, flowing NE and SE to the Drava River. 300 miles (483 km) long.
Also, Mura [moo r-uh] /ˈmʊər ə/ (Show IPA). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As a consequence, the Tsar of Russia scarcely leads a life more irksome than ours became at Mur.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • Well, it is a risky job, and if any one else had proposed it to me, I'd have told him to go to—Mur.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • Mur No, no; for heaven's sake do not call back that time or I shall go mad!

    Our American Cousin Tom Taylor
  • Therefore, tell us at once, Shadrach, how we are to win through the Fung to Mur.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • Their swagger, their self-confidence, their talk about the "rocky walls of Mur," evaporated in an hour.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • You know that by my blood and by my oath of office I am sworn to protect Mur to the last.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • In short, sir, that tree's full of the—most—Mur—der—ous—lot—of—weapons—you—ever—see.

    Latitude 19 degree Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
  • "Behold the cave city of Mur," said Maqueda, waving the lamp she held.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • And this was his prophecy; that before the gathering in of the harvest his head should sleep above the plain of Mur.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • No further medicine was given after this, and the Natrum Mur.

    Apis Mellifica C. W. Wolf
Related Abbreviations for Mur


muramic acid


Mauritius-rupee (currency)
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