- miracle play,
- miraculous fruit,
- miranda decision,
- miranda, francisco de,
Origin of mirage
Examples from the Web for mirage
I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.
The ER—at least on the surface—is a mirage to many of these inconveniences.‘Code Black’: An M.D. on How to Fix Our Emergency Room Crisis|Ryan McGarry|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This week they got Mike Tyson and Razor Ruddock over at the Mirage, where the fake volcano blows up every twenty minutes.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stability the military purports to bring to Egypt is a mirage; seeking shelter in its cool waters will prove disastrous.
Instead, just as one who prefers a dreamworld to reality predictably would, what he saw (and responded to) is a mirage.
North of the spur a large flat plain extends, and here the mirage was marvellously perplexing.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Its socialism is a mirage, not a reality, and the matter-force law renders it necessarily so.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
Yet there is one people who cannot view the past through a mirage.The Maid-At-Arms|Robert W. Chambers
They plunged into a pine wood and climbed for another two hours, the summit always vanishing before them like a mirage.Jerry|Jean Webster
When the singing ended, the mirage faded, and Nilkanta of the stage appeared again, with his wild elf-locks.Mashi and Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore
Word Origin for mirage
"optical illusion of water in sandy deserts," 1812, from French mirage, from se mirer "to be reflected," from Latin mirare (see mirror). Or the French word is from Latin mirus "wonderful" (see miracle).