Definition of Tamerlane in English:


Syllabification: Tam·er·lane
Pronunciation: /ˈtamərˌlān-
(also Tamburlaine /ˈtambər-/)
( 1336–1405), Mongol ruler of Samarkand 1369–1405; Tartar name Timur Lenk (“lame Timur”). Leading a force of Mongols and Turks, he conquered Persia, northern India, and Syria and established his capital at Samarkand. He was the ancestor of the Mogul dynasty in India.

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