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mirza

[mur-zuh; Persian meer-zah] /ˈmɜr zə; Persian ˈmir zɑ/
noun, (in Persia, or Iran)
1.
a royal prince (placed after the name when used as a title).
2.
(a title of honor for men, prefixed to the name).
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Persian < Arabic amīr commander (cf. amir, emir) + zād born
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mirza

/ˈmɜːzə; mɪəˈzɑː/
noun (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
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