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1) Murcia, city, Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The city lies in one of the finest irrigated garden regions in Spain. The silk industry, a traditional occupation for many years, has declined. There are food-processing,...

2) Murcia, region and former kingdom, Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Moorish kingdom (1990 pop. 1,062,066), 4,370 sq mi (11,321 sq km), SE Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the present province of Murcia. It became an autonomous...

3) Lorca. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hemp sandals and woolen products are made in Lorca. Nearby are gypsum quarries and sulfur and iron mines. Taken by the Moors in the 8th cent., the city was liberated...

4) Cartagena, city, Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Carthago Nova, city (1990 pop. 175,966), Murcia prov., SE Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea. A major seaport and naval base, it has a fine natural harbor, protected...

5) Union, La. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Unión, La, town (1990 pop. 15,144), Murcia prov., SE Spain. It is a center for the rich lead, silver, iron, manganese, and zinc mines of the vicinity, which have...

6) Caravaca de la Cruz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The miraculous Cross of Caravaca, taken from the Moors in 1241 by Ferdinand III of Castile, was formerly kept in the Church of the Most Holy Cross (1617). Many ancient...

7) Albacete. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under the Moors, Albacete was a part of the Kingdom of Murcia, with which it was incorporated (1269) into Castile. An agricultural and transport center, the city...

8) Segura. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sierra de Segura, SE Spain, and flowing generally East into the Mediterranean Sea. It is used for hydroelectric-power generation, and it irrigates more than 300,000...

9) Ibn al-Arabi, Muhyi ad-Din Muhammad bin Ali al-Hatimi at-Tai. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ibn al-Arabi had a formative religious experience in the aftermath of a vision. His pilgrimage to Mecca evolved into a two-year extended stay. His numerous travels,...

10) James I, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James the Conqueror), 1208-76, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (1213-76), son and successor of Peter II. After a minority was disturbed by private wars among...

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