[ mee-rah-bil-i-ah; English mir-uh-bil-ee-uh ]

plural noun

, Latin.
  1. marvels; miracles.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mirabilia1

First recorded in 1820–25; from Latin mīrābilia, a noun use of the neuter plural of the adjective mīrābilis “wonderful, marvelous, remarkable, singular”

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Example Sentences

That that is to be so soon, and under circumstances so joyful, are among the mirabilia of this changing world.

The “Mirabilia” might be the running title for a whole system of geography.

There was an admirable little guide-book published in the twelfth century called "Mirabilia Urbis Rom."

In both, retia mirabilia are developed in the tail (in spite of its reduction in the Sloths) and in the limbs.

Some of the internal arteries of Whales break up into retia mirabilia.


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