Definitions for "Amir"
Keywords:  prince, emir, arabia, ruler, chieftain
an independent ruler or chieftan (especially in Africa or Arabia). Same as Emir.
(Arabic).  Leader, commander. (Hebrew) Mighty, strong, sheaf of corn.  Used as a name.
prince. Used as a title for a ruler.
Keywords:  ameer
Same as Ameer.
One of the Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Scinde.
A military officer, roughly equivalent to a European knight. A city garrison is generally headed by an `amir.