from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Mercia or its people, dialect, or culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Mercia.
  • n. The Old English dialect of Mercia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A native or inhabitant of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia.
  • n. The dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Mercia, an ancient kingdom in the central part of England, extending westward to the Welsh border. It reached its greatest height in the seventh and eighth centuries.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Mercia.


From Late Latin Mercius +‎ -an. (Wiktionary)



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