Definition for ameer (2 of 2)
or e·meer, a·mir, a·meer
Origin of emir
Examples from the Web for ameer
Ameer was raised in Baghdad and is an expert on Iraqi politics.
I interview an Iraqi, Ameer, from Baghdad, who worked at the American Embassy and now lives in the U.S.Iraq War 10th Anniversary: The Iraqi Highway Patrolman|John Kael Weston|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I interview an Iraqi, Ameer, from Baghdad who worked at the American Embassy and now lives in the U.S.
In the film, Levari follows 18-year old Ameer through his difficult journey of enlisting in the IDF.
Ameer laughs at this, but I did not see the humor in such hateful, odious speech.
But by a piece of supreme good fortune the authority of the Ameer did not begin where ours left off.
Also that the commander of the piratical squadron, Ameer Ibrahim, should be delivered up for punishment.The Pirates Own Book|Charles Ellms
In spite of German intrigues, the Ameer refused, in 1915, the inducements held out to him to abandon his British ally.
As a retort the Ameer sought to call the border tribes to a Jehad, or holy war, against the British, but with little success.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)|John Holland Rose
The Ameer had in the mean time waited upon him in his own quarters.History of the War in Afghanistan, Vol. I (of 3)|Sir John William Kaye
British Dictionary definitions for ameer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for ameer (2 of 2)
noun (in the Islamic world)
Word Origin for emir
Word Origin and History for ameer
1590s, from Arabic amir "commander" (see admiral).