Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ameer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as ameer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A high title of nobility or office, used in Arabic countries and in some Turkic states.
  • noun One of the Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Sindh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

Etymologies

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Arabic أمِير (amīr), commander, prince.

Examples

  • The only Taliban leader most people know is Mullah Mohammed Omar, the unworldly, one-eyed village preacher who held the grand title amir-ul-momineen - "leader of the faithful" - when he ruled Afghanistan in the late

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  • Persia, and he raises a tribute from them through the hands of his officer, and the tribute which they pay every year by way of poll tax is one gold amir, which is equivalent to one and one-third maravedi.

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  • Also, as the self-styled "amir" of the United Muslim Movement, he has many links to Islamist organizations, including CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America.

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  • (MANA's "amir" is Siraj Wahhaj, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.)

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  • (MANA's "amir" is Siraj Wahhaj, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.) • The Mazen Asbahi connection: The Obama campaign's first Muslim outreach coordinator resigned after it came to light that he had served on the board of a subsidiary of the Saudi-sponsored North American Islamic Trust with Jamal Said, another unindicted co-conspirator in the 2007

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  • Also, as the self-styled "amir" of the United Muslim Movement, he has many links to Islamist organizations, including CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America.

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  • (MANA's "amir" is Siraj Wahhaj, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.)

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  • Also, as the self-styled "amir" of the United Muslim Movement, he has many links to Islamist organizations, including CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America.

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  • Also, as the self-styled "amir" of the United Muslim Movement, he has many links to Islamist organizations, including CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America.

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  • Also, as the self-styled "amir" of the United Muslim Movement, he has many links to Islamist organizations, including CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America.

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