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MERS

[murz] /mɜrz/
noun
1.
Middle East(ern) Respiratory Syndrome: an often fatal respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus similar to the SARS virus and characterized by fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.
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  • Trport and MERS are the last two resorts on the Norman coast.

    Rambles in Normandy Francis Miltoun
  • MERS, on the opposite bank of the Bresle, is usually linked with Trport, and is of itself a seaside resort of no mean pretensions.

    Rambles in Normandy Francis Miltoun
  • In the first of these years the three friends occupied a house facing the sea at the village of MERS near Tréport.

    Robert Browning Edward Dowden
  • The love affair of Emilita, like that of many others, had begun and gone on in the house of the MERS.

    The Grandee Armando Palacio Valds
  • The house occupied by him at MERS (Maison Robert) was the last of the straggling village, and stood on a rising cliff.

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