f. miranda

Miranda

[mi-ran-duh; also for 1, 4, Spanish mee-rahn-dah]
noun
1.
Francisco de [frahn-sees-kaw the] , 1750–1816, Venezuelan revolutionist and patriot.
2.
Astronomy. a moon of the planet Uranus.
3.
daughter of Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
4.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “to be admired.”
adjective
5.
Law. of, pertaining to, or being upheld by the Supreme Court ruling (Miranda v. Arizona, 1966) requiring law-enforcement officers to warn a person who has been taken into custody of his or her rights to remain silent and to have legal counsel.
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Miranda1 (mɪˈrændə)
 
n
one of the larger satellites of the planet Uranus

Miranda2 (Spanish miˈranda)
 
n
Francisco de (franˈsisko de). 1750--1816, Venezuelan revolutionary, who planned to liberate South and Central America from Spain. A leader (1811--12) of the Venezuelan uprising, he surrendered to Spain and died in prison

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Miranda
fem. proper name, lit. fem. of L. mirandus "worthy to be admired," gerundive of mirari "to admire" (see mirror).

Miranda
criminal suspects' arrest rights in U.S., 1967, in ref. to Fifth Amendment cases ruled on by U.S. Supreme Court June 13, 1966, under heading Ernesto A. Miranda v. the State of Arizona.
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