mir

[ meer; Russian myeer ]
/ mɪər; Russian myir /

noun, plural mi·ri [meer-ee; Russian myee-ri]. /ˈmɪər i; Russian ˈmyi rɪ/. Russian.

a village commune of peasant farmers in prerevolutionary Russia.

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Definition for mir (2 of 2)

MIr.

or M.Ir.


abbreviation

Middle Irish.
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British Dictionary definitions for mir (1 of 2)

mir
/ Russian (mir) /

noun plural miri (ˈmiri)

a peasant commune in prerevolutionary Russia

Word Origin for mir

literally: world

British Dictionary definitions for mir (2 of 2)

Mir
/ (mɪə) /

noun

the Russian (formerly Soviet) manned space station launched in February 1986 and scuttled in 2001

Word Origin for Mir

C20: Russian: peace
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