[moo r-shuh; Spanish moor-thyah]
- a city in SE Spain.
- a region in SE Spain: formerly a kingdom.
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Examples from the Web for murcia
This characteristic clung to Murcia during the greater part of our stay.
We then decided that sketching in the streets of Murcia was not to be thought of.
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.
On the evening of the day on which we came back to Murcia we went to Emilio's shop.
- 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
- 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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