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Murcia

Spanish region in the Levant; look there.
The name derives from the Spanish "levantar" (Eng. "To rise") and refers to the sunrise in the east. By analogy, it means "land of the Orient" and in a broader sense denotes all the countries lying around the Mediterranean Sea (Levantine Sea) or their coastal areas and, in the narrower sense, the coast of Asia Minor,...

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