noun, plural mi·nae [mahy-nee] /ˈmaɪ ni/, mi·nas.
Origin of mina1
or my·nah, mi·na, mi·nah
Origin of myna
Examples from the Web for minas
Contemporary Examples of minas
So do investigators in Belo Horizonte, a big city in the state of Minas Gerais, where Bruno grew up.Brazil's Soccer Star a Murderer?
July 5, 2010
Historical Examples of minas
"And more costly still to Portugal," croaked the Marquis of Minas.The Snare
Alcibiades had a dog which cost him seventy minas, and was very large and handsome.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch
As yet there is no direct road from place to place, but by the shores of the Basin of Minas.Acadia
Frederic S. Cozzens
Minas, to the north of Maldonado, has a population of about sixty thousand.
Minas also produces lead, but this, too, has suffered from considerable neglect.
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
Word Origin for mina
talking starling of India, see mynah.