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Mure \Mure\, n. [L. murus; or F. mur, fr. L. murus. Cf. Munition.] A wall. [Obs.]


Mure \Mure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mured.] [F. murer, L. murare. See Mure, n.] To inclose in walls; to wall; to immure; to shut up.

The five kings are mured in a cave.
--John. x. (Heading).

  1. (context obsolete English) mural (as a postmodifier) n. 1 (context obsolete English) wall 2 (context obsolete English) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh v

  2. 1 (context obsolete English) to wall in or fortify 2 (context obsolete English) To enclose or imprison within walls.


Mure may refer to:

Mure (Raška)

Mure is a village in the municipality of Raška, Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the village has a population of 148 people.

Mure (surname)

Mure is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Benoît Jules Mure
  • John Mure
  • Geoffrey Mure
  • Pierre La Mure
  • William Mure (disambiguation)

Usage examples of "mure".

It was not till he arrived between Mure and Vizille, within five or six leagues from Grenoble, and on the fifth day after his landing, that he met a battalion.

Piet Ricimer murmured as the three men watched Guillermo from the forestedge undergrowth.

Julio Mured with authority that any broken record had to be paid for in full, as if it were new.

Mure says that the doctrine of apotheosis belonged to the Graco Pelasgic race through all their history.

Mure says that the doctrine of apotheosis belonged to the Graco Pelasgic race through all their history.

The Orthodox Cathedral of Tirgu Mures, sitting at the top of the square, included a mural painting in which Jesus, dressed in the costume of a Romanian peasant, was being whipped by men dressed as Hungarian nobles and soldiers.

I arrived in Tirgu Mures in late April, a few weeks after gangs of Romanians and Hungarians had come from the outlying villages to rumble with knives and clubs in the Square of the Roses, leaving several persons dead and over 250 wounded.

In the feuds of Humes and Heatleys, Cunninghams, Montgomeries, Mures, Ogilvies, and Turnbulls, we find them inconspicuously involved, and apparently getting rather better than they gave.