HyperDic: emir

English > 1 sense of the word emir:
NOUNperson emir, amir, emeer, ameeran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
emir > pronunciation
Soundseymih'r; ihmih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > emir: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
Synonymsamir, emeer, ameer
InstancesOsman I, Othman IThe conqueror of Turkey who founded the Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman dynasty that ruled Turkey after the 13th century
RegionAfricaThe second largest continent
Arabian Peninsula, ArabiaA peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
Broaderruler, swayerA person who rules or commands
Spanishamir, emir
Catalanamir, emir

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