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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.
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(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
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(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.
Their final overseas deployments in their former guise was again in Iraq in 2005-06, after which they were merged with others to form the Mercian Regiment.
Developer Moda Living has broken ground at the site of its planned 42-storey tower in Broad Street which has been renamed The Mercian from its previous title 2one2 Broad Street.
Pietro Innocenzi TODAY'S BEST BETS Mercian Prince 1.25 Ludlow 1pt win Gravity Wave 3.25 Lingfield 1pt each-way Harvest Day 6.15 Newcastle 1pt win THE going deteriorated at Newbury and Ludlow after rain yesterday, seriously improving the prospects of Mercian Prince, who has his first outing since wind surgery in an admittedly competitivelooking Tanners Wine Handicap Chase at the Shropshire track (1.25).
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.
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.