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Mira

[mahy-ruh]
noun
  1. 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.
  2. a female given name.
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Historical Examples of miras

  • But if he succeeds he is Mira, with all the Miras immunities.

    The Cradle of Mankind

    W.A. Wigram


British Dictionary definitions for miras

MIRAS

n acronym for (formerly in Britain)
  1. mortgage interest relief at source
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