[mur-zuh; Persian meer-zah]
noun (in Persia, or Iran)
a royal prince (placed after the name when used as a title).
(a title of honor for men, prefixed to the name).
Origin of mirza
< Arabic amīr
commander (cf. amir
) + zād
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Examples from the Web for mirza
Historical Examples of mirza
However, Mirza Shaffy admitted that some of his poems had substance in them.
Mirza trembled at the sound of his voice, then directed her eyes toward him.
Shortly after she heard Mirza scratching at the door, and went to open it.
If they want learning, science, and skill, let them look to Mirza Ahmak.'
He started in the morning with his two dogs Medor and Mirza.
British Dictionary definitions for mirza
noun (in Iran)
a title of respect placed before the surname of an official, scholar, or other distinguished man
a royal prince: used as a title after a name
Word Origin for mirza
C17: from Persian: son of a lord
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