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Tamburlaine

[tam-ber-leyn]
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noun
  1. Tamerlane.
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Examples from the Web for tamburlaine

Historical Examples

  • He is the Tamerlaine or Tamburlaine of Marlowe and other dramatists.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

    Various

  • Alluding to Tamburlaine the great, or the Scythian Shepheard, 1590, 8vo.

  • Marlowe speaks, in ‘Tamburlaine,’ of ‘Gorgon, prince of Hell.’

    Witch, Warlock, and Magician

    William Henry Davenport Adams

  • "Tamburlaine" set a standard in stage effects as well as in poetry.

    Tragedy

    Ashley H. Thorndike

  • Tamburlaine's death is merely the end of the play, not a tragic catastrophe.

    Tragedy

    Ashley H. Thorndike


British Dictionary definitions for tamburlaine

Tamburlaine

noun
  1. same as Tamerlane
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