Definition of Mirdite in English:

Mirdite

Pronunciation /mɪəˈdiːtə/

noun

  • A member of a Gheg people inhabiting the region of Mirditë, to the south of the river Drin in northern Albania.

adjective

  • Of or relating to this region or its inhabitants.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Smart Hughes (1786–1847), historian. From Mirditë, Mirdita, respectively the Albanian indefinite and definite forms of the name of the region.