noun, plural Me·ri·nas, (especially collectively) Me·ri·na.
- a member of a Malagasy-speaking people who primarily inhabit the interior plateau of Madagascar.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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Historical Examples of merina
Merina and Smyrna shall accompany me to the confines of the grove.'
When Queen Merina ascended the throne, she determined to accomplish mightier deeds than her ancestors.