- I·di [ee-dee] /ˈi di/, Idi Amin Dada, 1925?–2003, Ugandan dictator: president 1971–79; in exile from 1979.
- variant of amino- before a vowel.
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Amin, whom we met in the park, says that his highs tend to extend and intensify whatever he was feeling already.As Iran’s Marijuana Trade Thrives, Is It Becoming a Nation of Stoners?
August 10, 2014
On Thursday, Amin was accused of tax evasion and banned from leaving the country.Egypt Braces For a Fight
June 28, 2013
But like many others in Egypt, Amin viewed this as yet another distraction from efforts to get the country back on its feet.How Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Failed
September 13, 2012
“We understood the message,” says Amin Ahmed Abid, a schoolteacher and activist from the Syrian city of Latakia.Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border
August 30, 2012
In fact, the Saudi regime actually paid Amin a large subsidy over the years to stay out of politics.Where Dictators Go to Die
August 5, 2011
He was too human, too much in earnest, to be anything but Amin the Faithful.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value
Arthur Glyn Leonard
The head of the municipality is an officer called an amin: we might style him the mayor.
"Amin, thin, and may the Blessed Vargin put the words into his mouth that he has to shpake," cried another.My New Curate
The congregation then disperses with loud shouts of "Amin, la illaha, etc." All his sermons vary very little from the above.Fire and Sword in the Sudan
Rudolf C. Slatin
Presently a general ‘Amin’ was intoned by the crowd at the conclusion of some long sentence.Travels in Arabia
- Lake Amin or Lake Idi Amin a former official name for (Lake) Edward
- Idi (ˈiːdiː). 1925–2003, Ugandan soldier; dictator and head of state (1971–79). Notorious for his brutality, he was overthrown and exiled
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