amir

Definitions of amir
  1. noun
    an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    synonyms: ameer, emeer, emir
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    examples:
    Othman I
    the conqueror of Turkey who founded the Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman dynasty that ruled Turkey after the 13th century; conquered most of Asia Minor and assumed the title of emir in 1299 (1259-1326)
    type of:
    ruler, swayer
    a person who rules or commands
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