Tamerlane
or Tamburlaine biographical name — see Timur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tamerlane — Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333: died 1405.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tamerlane — [tam′ər lān΄] [after Timur lenk, Timur the lame] 1336? 1405; Mongol warrior whose conquests extended from the Black Sea to the upper Ganges …   English World dictionary

  • Tamerlane — Tamerlan Tamerlan (ou Timur Lang, « Timur le boiteux », du verbe persan langidan [l a ŋ i d a n] boiter ) (1336 février 1405), était un guerrier turco mongol du 14ème siècle, conquéreur d une grande partie de l Asie Centrale et de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tamerlane — /tam euhr layn /, n. (Timur Lenk) 1336? 1405, Tartar conqueror in southern and western Asia: ruler of Samarkand 1369 1405. Also, Tamburlaine. Also called Timour, Timur. * * * …   Universalium

  • TAMERLANE — or TIMUR    a great Asiatic conqueror, born at Hesh, near Samarcand; the son of a Mongol chief, raised himself by military conquest to the throne of Samarcand (1369), and having firmly established his rule over Turkestan, inspired by lust of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Tamerlane —    See Timur …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Tamerlane — Tam•er•lane [[t]ˈtæm ərˌleɪn[/t]] also Tamburlaine n. big (Timur Lenk) 1336?–1405, Tartar conqueror in S and W Asia Also called Timur …   From formal English to slang

  • Tamerlane — /ˈtæməleɪn/ (say tamuhlayn) noun (Timour, Timur), 1336?–1405, Mongol conqueror of most of southern and western Asia; ruler of Samarkand, his capital, 1369–1405. Also, Tamburlaine …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tamerlane — noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336 1405) • Syn: ↑Tamburlaine, ↑Timur, ↑Timur Lenk • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ruler, ↑swayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tamerlane (poem) — Tamerlane is an epic poem by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the 1827 collection Tamerlane and Other Poems . That collection, with only 50 copies printed, was not credited with the author s real name but by A Bostonian. The poem s original… …   Wikipedia

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