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 (mûr′shē-ən, -shən)
Of or relating to Mercia or its people, dialect, or culture.
1. A native or inhabitant of Mercia.
2. The Old English dialect of Mercia.


(Languages) of or relating to Mercia or the dialect spoken there
1. (Languages) the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken in the Midlands of England south of the River Humber
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Mercia. See also Anglian, Northumbrian


(ˈmɜr ʃi ən, -ʃən)

1. a native or inhabitant of Mercia.
2. the dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia.
3. of or pertaining to Mercia, its inhabitants, or their dialect.
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He is devoted to history, and is President of the Mercian Archaeological Society.
Charles had joined troops from the Mercian Regiment and as colonel-in-chief for more than ten years was afforded a spin in the Warrior.
THE Prince of Wales has met one of the newest recruits to the Mercian Regiment - a ram called Private Derby XXXII.
Army, Navy and RAF regiments marched alongside proud veterans associations led by the Royal Signals and Mercian Band for a service and prayers.
The Swaledale ram, who is the regimental totem of the 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment has quite literally earned his stripe, after being made up to Lance Corporal.
The recipient of the press is UK-based Mercian Labels, a label converter that was one of L&NW's Companies to Watch in 2013.
The Cyprus National Guard (CNG) hosted an English football team, represented by the British Army's Mercian Regiment, at the Makarios Stadium in Nicosia on Monday.
A BRITISH soldier from 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Lance Corporal Jamie Webb.
The singer played the intimate set during a visit to a base in the Nad-e Ali district, Helmand province, where soldiers from 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (1 Mercian) are based.
The "golden threads" that link Staffordshire to the Mercian Regiment will be maintained when the 3rd Battalion is axed, the regiment's colonel has vowed.
WITH many Welsh soldiers serving with 2 Mercian, Ysceifiog Nannerch & District branch of the Royal British Legion have again prepared parcels, containing those little luxuries not readily available, which are usually delivered to outposts often in areas subject to attack by the Taliban in Helmand province.
Summary: A soldier from the 2nd Battalion the Mercian Regiment has been killed in Afghanistan.