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Murcia

[moo r-shuh; Spanish moor-thyah]
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noun
  1. a city in SE Spain.
  2. a region in SE Spain: formerly a kingdom.
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Historical Examples

  • On the evening of the day on which we came back to Murcia we went to Emilio's shop.

    Poor Folk in Spain

    Jan Gordon

  • This characteristic clung to Murcia during the greater part of our stay.

  • We wished to leave Murcia in spite of an affection which was growing in us for the town.

  • During our month in Verdolay we had not quite cut off communication with Murcia.

  • We then decided that sketching in the streets of Murcia was not to be thought of.


British Dictionary definitions for murcia

Murcia

noun
  1. a region and ancient kingdom of SE Spain, on the Mediterranean: taken by the Moors in the 8th century; an independent Muslim kingdom in the 11th and 12th centuries
  2. a city in SE Spain, capital of Murcia province: trading centre for a rich agricultural region; silk industry; university (1915). Pop: 391 146 (2003 est)
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