noun, plural mi·ri [meer-ee; Russian myee-ri] /ˈmɪər i; Russian ˈmyi rɪ/. Russian.
Examples from the Web for miri
You two had a bit of a falling out over what you felt was poor marketing on Zach Miri, and also passing on Red State.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'|Marlow Stern|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Likud MK Miri Regev "should learn a thing or two about the duty of lawmakers and the reason for their immunity."
Miri Maoz-Ovadia of the Yesha Council who lives in Neve Tsuf, about 25 miles to the south of Ariel, is my driver.The Settlement Movement and The Environmental Card|Kathleen Peratis|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such is the Miri, now converted into the protecting fort of Quetta.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
These crown lands were farmed to the highest bidders, and the rent paid for them was known as Miri.
Two eunuchs brought mirrors inlaid with emeralds, and the miri achorok held the reins of splendidly caparisoned chargers.Halil the Pedlar|Mr Jkai
Probably the miri, or fort, at Quetta represents one of them.
The people of Miri believe themselves to be related to large deer, and suppose that their dead relatives become deer.Human Animals|Frank Hamel
British Dictionary definitions for miri (1 of 2)
noun plural miri (ˈmiri)
Word Origin for mir
British Dictionary definitions for miri (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Mir
Word Origin and History for miri
late 20c. space station, from Russian, literally "peace, world," also "village, community," from Old Church Slavonic miru "peace," from Proto-Slavic *miru "commune, joy, peace" ("possibly borrowed from Iranian" [Watkins]), from PIE root *mei- "to bind" (see mitre). Old Church Slavonic miru was "used in Christian terminology as a collective 'community of peace' " [Buck], translating Greek kosmos. Hence, "the known world, mankind."