meaning of Amir

Amir meaning in General Dictionary

identical to Ameer

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  • an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  • Emir.
  • one of many Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Scinde.
  • Same as Ameer.

Amir meaning in Names Dictionary

from the surface of the Tree otherwise Prince.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Female


Amir meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1610s; equivalent term as emir (q.v.), but generally used of modern Indian or Afghan rulers in the place of historical people.


Amir meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Emir.

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  • (n.) Among the Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Scinde.
  • (n.) just like Ameer.

Sentence Examples with the word Amir

On the 8th of April 1898 a British division, with the Egyptian army, destroyed the Dervish force under the amir Mahmud Ahmed, on the Atbara river.

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