Mirs sentence example
- A number of mirs are united into a volost, The or canton, which has an assembly consisting of elected delegates from the mirs.
- The self-government of the mirs and volosts is, however, tempered by the authority of the police commissaries (stanovoi) and by the power of general oversight given to the nominated " district committees for the affairs of the peasants."
- About the middle of the 18th century the present dynasty of Mirs established its footing in the place of the old one which had become extinct.
- An agreement was entered into in 1898 whereby China leased to Great Britain for ninety-nine years the territory behind Kowloon peninsula up to a line drawn from Mirs Bay to Deep Bay and the adjoining islands, including Lantao.