- Astronomy. the first long-period pulsating variable star to be discovered, with a period averaging 331 days. It is a red giant and a component of a binary star in the constellation Cetus.
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for mira
Contemporary Examples of mira
The Arranged Marriage that Ended Happily Ever After Mira Jacob, Vogue How my parents fell in love, 30 years later.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, July 6, 2014
The Daily Beast
July 5, 2014
Mira and Emmanuel Riva have been converted, because they were civil servants, into Mossad agents.Naming Europe’s New Anti-Semitism
June 10, 2014
Holding hands, they thought about what to do about their life on the front line, on Mira Street in the town of Amvrosyevka.Mom and Pop on Ukraine’s Battle Line
June 2, 2014
I ask Mira for a beer and find the tavern only stocks the Slovenian brews Union and Laško.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia
January 6, 2014
(The choppy, inert 2000 TV movie with Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino and Paul Rudd barely registered a blip).The Great Gatsby: Book Versus Movie
May 10, 2013
Historical Examples of mira
How could he carry out his promise to Mira, if she should be in actual danger?The Green Satin Gown
Laura E. Richards
Heaven only knows what the hold was that she had over poor Mira.
It's not possible that that miserable little prig is my poor Mira's girl.
Mira Leroux opened her eyes and looked up into the face of the physician.The Yellow Claw
Mira looked at her husband, and she knew not just what to say.Under Fire