[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-ee-uh m] /ˈmɪr i əm/ noun 1. the sister of Moses and Aaron. Num. 26:59. 2. a female given name, form of . /ˈmɪrɪəm/ noun 1. (Old Testament) the sister of Moses and Aaron. (Numbers 12:1–15) Douay name Mary fem. proper name, biblical sister of Moses and Aaron (Ex. xv:20), from Hebrew Miryam (see Mary). […]
[mi-rim; Portuguese mi-reen] /mɪˈrɪm; Portuguese mɪˈrĩ/ noun 1. Lake, a lake on the E Uruguay-S Brazil border. About 108 miles (174 km) long.
[mir-in] /ˈmɪr ɪn/ noun 1. a Japanese cooking wine made from rice, sweeter than sake. noun See rice wine
[mahyuh r] /maɪər/ noun 1. a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh. 2. ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud. verb (used with object), mired, miring. 3. to plunge and fix in mire; cause to stick fast in mire. 4. to involve; entangle. 5. to […]