[ meer; Russian myeer ]

noun,plural mi·ri [meer-ee; Russian myee-ri]. /ˈmɪər i; Russian ˈmyi rɪ/. Russian.
  1. a village commune of peasant farmers in prerevolutionary Russia.

Other definitions for MIr. (2 of 2)


  1. Middle Irish.

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How to use mir in a sentence

  • Round the neck they often wear wreaths of the leaves of a fragrant plant called miri, resembling those of the vine.

  • This table is covered for the Miri of the child, an occult being, that is supposed to have the care of its destiny.

  • These crown lands were farmed to the highest bidders, and the rent paid for them was known as Miri.

  • The people of Miri believe themselves to be related to large deer, and suppose that their dead relatives become deer.

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British Dictionary definitions for mir (1 of 2)


/ Russian (mir) /

nounplural miri (ˈmiri)
  1. a peasant commune in prerevolutionary Russia

Origin of mir

literally: world

British Dictionary definitions for Mir (2 of 2)


/ (mɪə) /

  1. the Russian (formerly Soviet) manned space station launched in February 1986 and scuttled in 2001

Origin of Mir

C20: Russian: peace

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