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Definition of mir

: a village community in czarist Russia in which land was owned jointly but cultivated by individual families

Examples of mir in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When Heimir—pronounced HEY-mir; everyone’s on a first-name basis in Iceland—began his pregame chalk talks in 2012, a time when Iceland was ranked No. Grant Wahl, SI.com, "The Little Nation That Can: Iceland's Underdogs Take on the World Cup Stage," 1 June 2018 Aber ich kann mir auch viele andere sehr gut vorstellen. SI.com, "'I'll Do it!' New Signing Sandro Wagner Jokingly Volunteers as Next Bayern Munich Manager," 5 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of mir

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Mir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mir. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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