noun, plural mi·as·mas, mi·as·ma·ta [mahy-az-muh-tuh, mee-]. /maɪˈæz mə tə, mi-/.
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He had not felt equably well since the night of Gabriel's burial in the miasmic air of the mountain.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Sometimes a blue miasmic haze settled down, and the dry raspy hides of the elephants grew damp and they fretted at their chains.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
And over all, rising from pools and bare ground and jungle alike, was a thin, miasmic mist.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
Day after day they pushed forward, skirting at times the edge of miasmic swamps, and generally sticking to the desolate plain.The Rogue Elephant|Elliott Whitney
It was close beside a spring that gave out a faint, miasmic odor.The Heart of the Desert|Honor Willsie Morrow