Meaning of “mirage” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “mirage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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miragenoun [ C ]

us /məˈrɑʒ/

an image, produced by very hot air, of something that seems to be far away but does not really exist:

Up ahead she saw a slight shimmer that looked like water, a road mirage.

(Definition of “mirage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)