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Shamir, Yitzhak Syllabification: Sha·mir, Yitzhak
Pronunciation: /SHəˈmi(ə)r/

Definition of Shamir, Yitzhak in English:

(1915–2012), Israeli statesman, born in Poland; prime minister 1983–84 and 1986–92; Polish name Yitzhak Jazernicki. Under his leadership, Israel did not retaliate when attacked by Iraqi missiles during the Gulf War and possibly averted an escalation of the conflict.
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