[meer; Russian myeer] /mɪər; Russian myir/
noun, plural miri
[meer-ee; Russian myee-ri] /ˈmɪər i; Russian ˈmyi rɪ/ (Show IPA). Russian.
a village commune of peasant farmers in prerevolutionary Russia.
noun (pl) miri (ˈmiri)
a peasant commune in prerevolutionary Russia
the Russian (formerly Soviet) manned space station launched in February 1986 and scuttled in 2001
late 20c. space station, from Russian, literally “peace, world,” also “village, community,” from Old Church Slavonic miru “peace,” from Proto-Slavic *miru “commune, joy, peace” (“possibly borrowed from Iranian” [Watkins]), from PIE root *mei- “to bind” (see mitre). Old Church Slavonic miru was “used in Christian terminology as a collective ‘community of peace’ ” [Buck], translating Greek kosmos. Hence, “the known world, mankind.”
microwave imaging radiometer
[mir-uh-boh; French mee-ra-boh] /ˈmɪr əˌboʊ; French mi raˈboʊ/ noun 1. Honoré Gabriel Victor Riqueti [aw-naw-rey ga-bree-el veek-tawr reekuh-tee] /ɔ nɔˈreɪ ga briˈɛl vikˈtɔr rikəˈti/ (Show IPA), Count de, 1749–91, French Revolutionary statesman and orator. /French mirabo/ noun 1. Comte de, title of Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti. 1749–91, French Revolutionary politician
[mahy-ruh] /ˈmaɪ rə/ noun 1. Astronomy. the first long-period pulsating variable star to be discovered, with a period averaging 331 days. It is a red giant and a component of a binary star in the constellation Cetus. 2. a female given name. Media Image Resource Alliance
[mir-uh-bel; French mee-ra-bel] /ˈmɪr əˌbɛl; French mi raˈbɛl/ noun 1. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
[mir-uh-bel, mir-uh-bel] /ˌmɪr əˈbɛl, ˈmɪr əˌbɛl/ noun 1. a dry, white plum brandy from Alsace. /ˈmɪrəˌbɛl/ noun 1. a small sweet yellow-orange fruit that is a variety of greengage 2. a liqueur distilled from this