from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as amine.

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  • proper noun A male given name of Arabic origin.


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  • Four men-Salahuddin Amin, Zeeshan Siddiqui, Rangzieb Ahmed, and an individual who wishes to remain anonymous-have described meeting British officials while detained in Pakistan.

    Archive 2009-11-01 2009

  • Pakistani intelligence sources described Salahuddin Amin, for example, as a "high pressure" case, saying that the British (and American) agents involved were "perfectly aware that we were using all means possible to extract information from him and were grateful that we were doing so."

    Archive 2009-11-01 2009

  • "Resplendent in his uniform and medals, [Forest] Whitaker's Amin is a gloriously mad and grandiloquent figure, conceived by screenwriters Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock as a Day-Glo Shakespearean monster, with audacious hints of Othello and even Titus Andronicus, a monster for whom they have written boldly extended dialogue scenes of unabashed intelligence and theatricality," writes the Guardian's Peter Bradshaw.

    GreenCine Daily: Baftas. Nominations. 2007

  • Al – Amin is an imposing physical figure, fair, tall, handsome and of immense strength; according to

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night 2006

  • Amin is also subject to five months of home confinement and three years of supervised release, as well as 80 hours of community service.

    Pandora’s Cube owner jailed 2005

  • Aside from the mass murder and cannibalism and stuff, Idi Amin is best known for expelling Uganda's 80,000-member Indian community during the mid-1970s.

    Daimnation!: All is forgiven 2003

  • "It beats my understanding if one calls Amin a hero," he said.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz 2009

  • Ramon Isidro Madriz Moreno, known as Amin, a key officer in Venezuela's intelligence service known as SEBIN, was also added to the list.

    U.S. Sanctions Venezuela Officials, Citing Drug Ties José de Córdoba 2011

  • There was a catchphrase Amin used with his closest confidants, which meant that the person should first be tortured — not for information, but as punishment or for exercise — and then murdered.

    Kahawa Westlake, Donald E. 1982

  • But the Sadr Azem, then known as the Amin-es-Sultan, rightly interpreting the true feelings of the royal father and the people, promptly filled the vacancy himself, and has now led the nation to act as executors of the will of the departed Shah in securing the peaceful succession of the heir whom he appointed.

    Persia Revisited Thomas Edward Gordon 1873


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