[meer-ahj] /ˈmɪər ɑdʒ/
Muhammad’s miraculous ascension from Jerusalem, through the seven heavens, to the throne of God. The site from which he ascended is now the shrine of the Dome of the Rock.
[mir-uh-mahr] /ˈmɪr əˌmɑr/ noun 1. a town in SE Florida.
[mi-ran-duh; also for 1, 4, Spanish mee-rahn-dah] /mɪˈræn də; also for 1, 4, Spanish miˈrɑn dɑ/ noun 1. Francisco de [frahn-sees-kaw th e] /frɑnˈsis kɔ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1750–1816, Venezuelan revolutionist and patriot. 2. Astronomy. a moon of the planet Uranus. 3. daughter of Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. 4. a female given name: from […]
- Miranda decision
Miranda decision [(muh-ran-duh)] A decision by the United States Supreme Court concerning the rights of persons in police custody. In the case of Miranda versus Arizona, in 1966, the Court ruled that, before questioning by the police, suspects must be informed that they have the right to remain silent and the right to consult an […]
[mi-ran-dahyz] /mɪˈræn daɪz/ verb (used with object), Mirandized, Mirandizing. 1. (sometimes lowercase) Informal. to advise (a person being arrested) of his or her rights under the Miranda ruling. Related Terms give someone his rights