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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of plants. See four-o'clock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of nyctaginaceous plants, type of the tribe Mirabilieœ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. four o'clocks

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Examples

  • Mirabilis is a remarkable and confident debut --- an endlessly surprising tale about appetite and miracle, all four humors in abundance, and human ecstasy of every sort --- a novel that carries the reader into that sweet rare air between the ridiculous and the sublime.

    Mirabilis: Summary and book reviews of Mirabilis by Susann Cokal.

  • Mirabilis is a remarkable and confident debut - an endlessly surprising and darkly comic tale about appetite and miracle, all four humors in abundance, and human ecstasy of every sort - a novel that carries the reader into that sweet, rare air between the Ridiculous and the Sublime.

    Mirabilis by Susann Cokal: Questions

  • Mirabilis is a story within a story; her literacy allows Bonne literally to write her own story.

    Mirabilis by Susann Cokal: Questions

  • The two part fantasy mini-series (previously known under the title Mirabilis) will air on April 19th and 20th and will star David James Elliott, Natassia Malthe, and Christopher Lloyd.

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  • This element is the only source of power in the fictitious world called Mirabilis; the issue confronting the Knights of Bloodsteel is that they are running out of "Bloodsteel."

    Yonkers Tribune

  • While I'm sure whatever they have is more advanced than ICQ's version, Mirabilis accomplished the same in 1996-7 with more primitive technology at every level.

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  • “‘Annus Mirabilis—Year of Wonders’ … well, it certainly was that, what with the plague and fire and all,” said Buckhurst, leaning his neat blond head back and closing his eyes.

    Exit the Actress

  • Annus Mirabilis, by John Dryden Dryden's poem depicts the Battle of Lowestoft, in which the English fleet managed not to be defeated by the Dutch.

    Ten of the best

  • Inspiration is a sticky subjectI can't say exactly where Mirabilis came from, or at least how the different elements managed to congeal into a story for me.

    Susann Cokal - An interview with author

  • I think I wrote Mirabilis primarily for an audience of one: myself.

    Susann Cokal - An interview with author

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