“He had a history with all these groups,” one friend, amir Taky, says.
After another former general led Labor to defeat in 2003, the party selected trade unionist amir Peretz before the 2006 elections.
Filmmaker amir Ramses documents a vanishing community in a once-vibrant, multicultural society.
As deputy to bin Laden, Zawahiri should take on the title of amir of al Qaeda.
amir Mizroch called it “a battle of historic significance.”
Even when the ground is covered with snow they stand with bare feet, waiting for hours till the amir appears.
These chambers are used by the amir as store-houses for grain.
Dost thou remember that song at the sheep-roasting in the Pindi camp among the Uzbegs of the amir?
This name is apparently a distortion of the Arabic amir Abdullah.
amir thereupon stopped his letters, and for a long time he was in imminent danger, as he had only an escort of eight Sikhs.
1610s; the same word as emir (q.v.), but generally used of contemporary Indian or Afghan rulers as opposed to historical ones.