Murcia

Murcia

[moor-shuh; Spanish moor-thyah]
noun
1.
a city in SE Spain.
2.
a region in SE Spain: formerly a kingdom.
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Murcia (Spanish ˈmurθja)
 
n
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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