Origin: L, fem. of mirandus, strange, wonderful < mirari: see miracle
Origin: after the surname of the defendant in a 1966 Supreme Court case
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Origin: After Miranda, daughter of the magician Prospero in The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Origin: After Ernesto A. Miranda(1940?-1976), petitioner in the case of Miranda v. Arizona (1966).
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