Definition of Mercia in English:


Pronunciation /ˈməːsɪə//ˈməːʃɪə/

proper noun

  • 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. 1.1 Used in names of modern organizations to refer to parts of the English midlands.
      ‘West Mercia Police’