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 (mo͞o′rĕsh) or Mu·reşul (mo͞or′ə-so͞ol′, mo͞o′rĕ-sho͞ol′)
A river rising in the Carpathian Mountains of north-central Romania and flowing about 760 km (470 mi) generally westward into southern Hungary.
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(Placename) a river in SE central Europe, rising in central Romania in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing west to the Tisza River at Szeged, Hungary. Length: 885 km (550 miles). Hungarian name: Maros
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(ˈmʊər ɛʃ)

a river in SE central Europe, flowing W from the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania to the Tisza River in S Hungary. 400 mi. (645 km) long. Hungarian, Maros.
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A diplomatic scandal broke out between Romania and Hungary after Budapest decided to withdraw its support for Romania's accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development because of the cessation of any activity of the Roman Catholic Lyceum in the Romanian city of Targu Mures, Mediafax reports.
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