Definition of Miri in English:

Miri

noun

  • 1A member of an originally hill-dwelling people of the eastern Himalayas who subsequently settled in the Assam valley.

  • 2Any of a number of Tibeto-Burman languages of the Miris.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Miris or their languages.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Assamese Miri, apparently originally designating the hill-dwelling Miris, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

Miri

/ˈmɪri/