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Noun: mirage  mi'raazh
  1. An optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects
     
  2. Something illusory and unattainable

Derived forms: mirages

Type of: misconception, optical illusion

Encyclopedia: Mirage