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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emeer  \E*meer"\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Emir}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emir  \E"mir\,  Emeer  \E*meer"\,  n.  [Ar.  em[=i]r,  am[=i]r, 
  commander:  cf  F.  ['e]mir.  Cf  {Admiral},  {Ameer}.] 
  An  Arabian  military  commander,  independent  chieftain,  or 
  ruler  of  a  province;  also  an  honorary  title  given  to  the 
  descendants  of  Mohammed,  in  the  line  of  his  daughter  Fatima; 
  among  the  Turks,  likewise,  a  title  of  dignity,  given  to 
  certain  high  officials. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emeer 
  n  :  an  independent  ruler  or  chieftain  (especially  in  Africa  or 
  Arabia)  [syn:  {emir},  {amir},  {ameer}] 




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