Definition of miracle
- the healing miracles described in the Gospels
- The bridge is a miracle of engineering.
She believed that God had given her the power to work miracles.
It would take a miracle for this team to win.
the miracle of his recovery
These days, thanks to the miracle of television, we can watch events happening on the other side of the world.
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First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: an unusual or wonderful event that is believed to be caused by the power of God
: a very amazing or unusual event, thing, or achievement
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