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MERS

[murz]
noun
  1. Middle East(ern) Respiratory Syndrome: an often fatal respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus similar to the SARS virus and characterized by fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.
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  • Trport and Mers are the last two resorts on the Norman coast.

    Rambles in Normandy

    Francis Miltoun

  • The love affair of Emilita, like that of many others, had begun and gone on in the house of the Mers.

    The Grandee

    Armando Palacio Valds

  • In the first of these years the three friends occupied a house facing the sea at the village of Mers near Tréport.

    Robert Browning

    Edward Dowden

  • Mers, on the opposite bank of the Bresle, is usually linked with Trport, and is of itself a seaside resort of no mean pretensions.

    Rambles in Normandy

    Francis Miltoun

  • The house occupied by him at Mers (Maison Robert) was the last of the straggling village, and stood on a rising cliff.