- a river in SE central Europe, flowing W from the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania to the Tisza River in S Hungary. 400 miles (645 km) long.
Hungarian Maros.Romanian Mu·reş [moo -resh] /ˈmʊ rɛʃ/.
- Obsolete. a wall.
- to immure.
Origin of mure
1400–50; late Middle English muren (v.) < Middle French murer < Late Latin mūrāre verbal derivative of Latin mūrus wall
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Words for muresencircle, insert, wrap, encompass, encase, fence, wall, bound, restrict, intern, circumscribe, imbue, veil, limit, pen, jail, circle, confine, impound, coop
- (tr) an archaic or literary word for immure
Word Origin for mure
C14: from Old French murer, from Latin mūrus wall
- a river in SE central Europe, rising in central Romania in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing west to the Tisza River at Szeged, Hungary. Length: 885 km (550 miles)Hungarian name: Maros
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012