Tamerlane

[ tam-er-leyn ]
/ ˈtæm ərˌleɪn /
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noun

Timur Lenk, 1336?–1405, Tartar conqueror in southern and western Asia: ruler of Samarkand 1369–1405.
Also called Timour, Timur.
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Tamburlaine

/ (ˈtæməˌleɪn) /

noun

Turkic name Timur (tiːˈmʊə). ?1336–1405, Mongol conqueror of the area from Mongolia to the Mediterranean; ruler of Samarkand (1369–1405). He defeated the Turks at Angora (1402) and died while invading China
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