Definitions

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  • adjective From, or pertaining to, Murcia
  • noun countable A native or inhabitant of Murcia.
  • proper noun A dialect of the Spanish language spoken in Murcia.

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Examples

  • 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

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

    Reflections and referenda

  • 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

  • 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.'

    WMAM very very quickly.

  • 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

  • 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

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