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- n. An emir
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an independent ruler or chieftan (especially in Africa or Arabia). Same as emir.
- n. One of the Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Scinde.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A prince, lord, or nobleman; a chief, governor, or one having command; specifically, the title of the dominant ruler of Afghanistan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
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Plaintiffs also say that Hakim appointed his son-in-law as "ameer" last August, without an election by the congregants.
After going to great lengths to impress his mentor, the filmmaker in these commercials will happily accept inexplicable rejection and admiringly accepts his new task - taking the studio head's script while spurting out accolades like "ameer" (prince) and "professour" (professor).
Meanwhile, Matiur Rahman Nizami's post as ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami could become vacant if he remains absent for six months.
Senior Nayeb-e-Ameer of Jamaat Abul Kalam Mohammad Yousuf has already been made acting ameer of the party after Nizami's name came into the Gatco graft case.
They said that despite the boycott of the party from the last general elections, the district ameer and his coterie worked for an independent candidate in utter violation of the party discipline.
While being taken away, the Jamaat ameer kept protesting his innocence.
Meanwhile, senior Nayeb-e-Ameer Abul Kalam Muhammad Yousuf has been appointed acting ameer.
The suit seeks not only the removal of the Imam and the ameer, but also an accounting for mosque funds and a new election of trustees by congregation members.
It took in persons who were more than persons -- personages; it passed over the impassive face of a dark ameer who looked as if he might have stepped from one of the pages of _The Arabian Nights_, and lingered on a box a little farther to one side.
At short distances are smaller palaces, erected also by this powerful ameer for his mother and his married sons; but the same fate has overtaken them all -- Turkish devastation.