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.
verb (used with object), mured, mur·ing.
Origin of mure
1400–50; late Middle English muren (v.) < Middle French murer < Late Latin mūrāre verbal derivative of Latin mūrus wall
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Related Words for muresencircle, insert, wrap, encompass, encase, fence, wall, bound, restrict, intern, circumscribe, imbue, veil, limit, pen, jail, circle, confine, impound, coop
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
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