amir Temur, also known as Tamerlane, was a Central Asian ruler and warlord who lived in the 14th and 15th centuries.
Israeli police officers who arrived on the scene arrested three Palestinians, including amir and Ahmad Abu Sbeitan.
After another former general led Labor to defeat in 2003, the party selected trade unionist amir Peretz before the 2006 elections.
1610s; the same word as emir (q.v.), but generally used of contemporary Indian or Afghan rulers as opposed to historical ones.