amir

[uh-meer]
noun

Origin:
1605–15; < Arabic amīr commander; see emir

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amir (əˈmɪə)
 
n
1.  a variant spelling of emir
2.  (formerly) the ruler of Afghanistan; ameer
 
[C19: from Arabic, variant of emir]
 
a'mirate
 
n

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amir
1610s; the same word as emir (q.v.), but generally used of contemporary Indian or Afghan rulers as opposed to historical ones.
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Example sentences for +amir
This serious reverse roused the amir, who had not at first displayed much activity.
She left her husband and academic career because of her public personal ties with amir.
Amir was one of the organizers of protests against the accords.
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