Definition of mura in US English:

mura

noun

  • In Japan: a village, a hamlet; (also) a rural administrative division corresponding to such a community.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Griffis (1843–1928). From Japanese mura, probably from the nominalized stem of an earlier form of mureru to gather, cluster, flock together.

Pronunciation

mura

/ˈmʊərə/