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 (mûr′shə, -shē-ə, mo͞or′thyä)
1. A region and former kingdom of southeast Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Settled by Carthaginians, it was conquered by the Moors in the 8th century and became an independent Moorish kingdom in the 11th century. It was annexed by Castile in 1266.
2. A city of southeast Spain north-northwest of Cartagena. Originally a Roman settlement, it was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Murcia.


(Spanish ˈmurθja)
1. (Placename) 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. (Placename) 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)


(ˈmʊər ʃə)

1. a city in SE Spain. 309,504.
2. a region in SE Spain: formerly a kingdom.
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