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  • adj. From, or pertaining to, Murcia
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Murcia.
  • proper n. A dialect of the Spanish language spoken in Murcia.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • We were breeding Murcian goats in the most depopulated region in Europe, the truffle-rich foothills of the Pyrenees of Aragon.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Oliver, say I have kept the arena in a bullfight; for a blinder, and more stubborn, untameable, uncontrollable brute than our cousin of Burgundy never existed, save in the shape of a Murcian bull, trained for the bull feasts. —

    Quentin Durward

  • Miquel Asín Palacios reminds us of a Murcian mysitc who lived in the thirteenth century and wrote an allegory titled 'The Book of the Night Journey to the Majesty of the Most Generous One.'

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The clay figures are dressed in 18th-century Murcian costumes.

    The Art of Nativity:

  • During the conversation, he explained that he was a Murcian, a lawyer and a follower of Maura.

    Youth and Egolatry

  • The Murcian earthquake of 1828 was followed by 300 minor shocks during the next twenty-four hours, and for more than a year slight tremors were often felt.

    A Study of Recent Earthquakes

  • I imagined a very fierce and ferocious animal fit for a Spanish bull-ring, a sharp-horned Murcian good enough to try the nerve of the best matador who ever faced horns and a vicious charge.

    A Tramp's Notebook

  • Last summer, in the old Murcian town of Lorca, an English gentleman, who had been several weeks in the place, was attacked and nearly killed by a mob, who insisted that he was engaged in the business of stealing children, and using their spinal marrow for lubricating telegraph wires!

    Castilian Days

  • -- Murcian oranges, as you see; the genuine dragon's blood.

    The Bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula

  • Burgundy never existed, save in the shape of a Murcian bull, trained for the bull feasts.

    Quentin Durward


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