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mirza (ˈmɜːzə Pronunciation for mirza ; mɪəˈzɑː Pronunciation for mirza



(in Iran)
  1. a title of respect placed before the surname of an official, scholar, or other distinguished man
  2. a royal prince: used as a title after a name

Word Origin

C17: from Persian: son of a lord

Example Sentences Including 'mirza'

The mirza led him through a connecting series of high-ceilinged chambers.
Ben Macintyre JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)


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