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Murcia

[ moor-shuh; Spanish moor-thyah ]

noun

  1. a city in SE Spain.
  2. a region in SE Spain: formerly a kingdom.


Murcia

/ ˈmurθja /

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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Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 447,182.

Because her husband works in the evenings, Murcia also cooked all of the meals.

Secondly advances the kingdom of Murcia, with its silver-mines, barilla, and palms.

No one can visit the environs of Murcia without being impressed by the extraordinary industry and thriftiness of its people.

Apart from its historical associations, Murcia repays the attention of the traveller less than any other province of Spain.

The town of Murcia has completely rid itself of all outward evidences of its erstwhile subjection to Islam.

No—he, Serra, would do the thing for her in gentlemanly fashion as became a hidalgo of Murcia.

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