I. noun see mizzen I II. adjective see mizzen II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mizen Head — Mizen Head: the most south westerly point of Ireland Mizen Head (Irish: Carn Uí Néid), is located at the extremity of a peninsula in the district of Carbery in County Cork, Ireland. It is one of the extreme points of the island of Ireland and is… …   Wikipedia

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