Definition of Mercia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmerSH(ē)ə/
A former kingdom in central England. It was established by invading Angles in the 6th century in the border areas between the new Anglo-Saxon settlements in the east and the Celtic regions in the west.

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Syllabification: Mer·ci·a

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