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Definition of "mires" [mires]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mire. (verb)

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Use "mires" in a sentence
  • "With their typical dark humour, the natives call the mires ‘Dartmoor Stables.’"
  • "Those which still have peat-forming vegetation are known as mires, and can be divided into fens (minerotrophic) and bogs (ombrotrophic) on the basis of nutrient status, which is closely related to the quality of the water supply."
  • "It took four days to reach the fort, because of “excessive rains, snows, & bad traveling, through many mires & swamps” and high water in all the creeks."