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n. - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405).

Usage examples (32)
  • "Ay, him they call Tamerlane, because he is shorn of two toes."
  • Lame, whom we call Tamerlane, with sixty thousand men; after Tamerlane,
  • For sale: Poe's "Tamerlane" - the rarest book in American literature
  • One of his last students was Timur (aka Tamerlane), the great Asian empire builder. for more
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