a city in E Germany, on the Saale River, in Saxony-Anhalt: residence of the dukes of Saxe-Merseburg (1656–1738); chemical industry. Pop: 35 358 (2003 est)
[mer-sen; French mer-sen] /mərˈsɛn; French mɛrˈsɛn/ noun 1. Marin [ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1588–1648, French mathematician.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a number of the form, 2 p −1, where p is a prime number.
[mur-zee] /ˈmɜr zi/ noun 1. a river in W England, flowing W from Derbyshire to the Irish Sea. 70 miles (115 km) long. 2. a river in SW Nova Scotia, in SE Canada, flowing SE to the Atlantic Ocean. About 25 miles (40 km) long. /ˈmɜːzɪ/ noun 1. a river in W England, rising in […]
[mur-zee-sahyd] /ˈmɜr ziˌsaɪd/ noun 1. a metropolitan county in W England. 250 sq. mi. (648 sq. km). /ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd/ noun 1. a metropolitan county of NW England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Sefton, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, and Wirral. Area: 652 sq km (252 sq miles)