Mercian

Mercian

[mur-shee-uhn, -shuhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Mercia, its inhabitants, or their dialect.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Mercia.
3.
the dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia.

Origin:
1505–15; Merci(a) + -an

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Mercian (ˈmɜːʃɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Mercia or the dialect spoken there
 
n
2.  the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken in the Midlands of England south of the River Humber
3.  Anglian See also Northumbrian a native or inhabitant of Mercia

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