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.

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  • 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

    Sax Rohmer

  • Mira looked at her husband, and she knew not just what to say.

    Under Fire

    Charles King