Definition of Mercia in English:

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Mercia

Pronunciation: /ˈməːʃɪə/
Pronunciation: /ˈməːsɪə/
1A former kingdom of central England. It was established by invading Angles in the 6th century ad in the border areas between the new Anglo-Saxon settlements in the east and the Celtic regions in the west.
1.1Used in names of modern organizations to refer to parts of the English midlands: West Mercia Police

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