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 (mûr′frēz-bûr′ō, -bŭr′ō)
A city of central Tennessee southeast of Nashville. The state capital from 1819 to 1825, it was the site of a hard-fought Union victory in the Battle of Murfreesboro (December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863).
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(ˈmɜr frizˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ)

a city in central Tennessee: Civil War battle 1862. 32,845.
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Readyville was an outpost of the Federal army at Murfreesboro; Woodbury had the same relation to the Confederate army at Tullahoma.
Stilling Malson, of Murfreesboro, having visited a patient six or seven miles away, on the Nashville road, had remained with him all night.
The Story of the Construction of the Murfreesboro Mosque
A Tennessee judge has ordered construction of a controversial mosque at Murfreesboro halted--not because there is anything wrong with the mosque, but because the county commission that approved the mosque failed to adequately advertise its meeting.
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For the past two years the Muslim community in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has been fighting opposition to build a mosque and an Islamic centre near Nashville
Murfreesboro was a bigger eye-catcher than Laura Haddock - Alison in the brilliant Inbetweeners movie - when runner-up to Ardesia at Cartmel in May.
Lauderdale, FL and Gary Arbit of Murfreesboro, TN; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Interstate Warehousing, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, has nearly completed the expansion of its Nashville (Murfreesboro), Tennessee cold storage facility.
Interstate Warehousing is proud to announce an expansion to its Nashville (Murfreesboro), Tennessee cold storage facility.
experience with these procedures at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, having used it on complicated cardiac interventions, and have collaborated to bring the procedure to the Murfreesboro community,.
Matthew Yglesias notes that among the organizations sponsoring a court challenge to the building of a mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, a Christian Zionist group.