from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a form or arrangement resembling that of the stones in a wall.

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  • adverb heraldry With a mural crown; found chiefly in the phrases murally crowned and murally gorged.


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  • In the United States, the professor's academic freedom is often defined in terms of full freedom in research and in the publication of the results, in classroom discussion of his subject, and in the exercise extra-murally of his basic rights as a citi - zen.


  • The various rooms throughout the building were decorated murally and otherwise in such color tones, draperies, etc., as to make one harmonious with the other.

    Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission

  • At the outset we had had with us a courier specially engaged for the occasion; but, detecting in him an inclination to slur important details in relation to the lives and works of the Old Masters whose handicraft greeted us murally on every side, I soon dispensed with his services and took over his task.

    Fibble, D.D. Tony Sarg 1910

  • To personify that affectionate regard which caused the present patriotic tribute to be raised, the town of Birmingham is represented in a dejected attitude, murally crowned, mourning her loss; she being accompanied by groups of genii, or children, in allusion to the rising generation, who offer consolation to her, by producing the trident and the rudder. "

    A Description of Modern Birmingham Whereunto Are Annexed Observations Made during an Excursion Round the Town, in the Summer of 1818, Including Warwick and Leamington Charles Pye 1820


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