What is the definition of "mirage"?

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The word mirage is a noun with French origin. It is defined as something illusory, or as an image based in reality that is distorted, reflected or displaced. Its Latin form is "mirari," which means to look or wonder at, or to admire.

A mirage is a naturally occurring optical illusion, often times appearing in the desert or in water. To use the word in a sentence: As the weary traveler was walking through the desert, he thought he saw a lake, but it was just a mirage. The Mirage is also a proper name for a Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, as well as a model of Mitsubishi sedan.

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mi·rage
[mi-rahzh]
NOUN
1.
an optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea, by which the image of some object appears displaced above, below, or to one side of its true position as a result of spatial variations of the index of refraction of air.
2.
something illusory, without substance or reality.
3.
(initial capital letter) Military any of a series of supersonic, delta-wing, multirole French fighter-bombers.
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